Posts Tagged ‘social media’
All they need is a click!
Clickbait malware sites “You No Longer Need To Be A Member To Shop In Their Stores” (1) “NASA Confirms Earth Will Experience 15 Days of Complete Darkness in November” (2) “First she did this, and then you won’t believe what happened!” If you visit any social media, news sites, or see advertisements online, you will…Read More
Blurring the Lines
Are our constructed identities on social media feeding on others insecurities? Social Media’s Distortion of reality and the effect it’s having on you and your privacy.Read More
LinkedIn Fraud: Who Are You Really Connecting With?
LinkedIn is a place where professionals can connect, discover professional opportunities and stay up to date with what’s happening in their field of work. However, not all of LinkedIn’s users are there to take advantage of the website as a resource. Rather, they are there to take advantage of other users. Fake profiles are not…Read More
Social media’s role in Boston Marathon story development
Last week the entire country hovered around computers, tablets and smartphones for minute-by-minute news, as well as public commentary, in the development of the Boston Marathon story. But what role did it have in the capture of suspects, brothers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev?Read More
Social media users at risk from Zendesk breach
Social-networkers beware, user information from three social media giants has been compromised as the result of a Zendesk hack.Read More
Facebook Fraud – False Likes, False Followers
Increasing issues surrounding false likes and followers made by accounts set up just for this purpose.Read More
Spear Phishing an old tactic using new distribution?
Phishing using data URI’s embedded in websites distributed using URL shortening services.Read More