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Social media dangers

Everybody’s buzzing on social media, sharing thoughts, opinions and personal details with the rest of the world – including cybercriminals.

Hackers and identity thieves have shifted their attention to Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest to pick out their victims and abuse their credentials and their accounts. But how exactly do they work and what scams do they employ? Here’s an overview of the most common social media threats and advice on how to protect yourself and your kids from them.



Social Media Dangers articles

19

Juli

2012

Learn the Don'ts of social networking

Imagine this: while surfing the web, you run into a last-minute city-break deal. The offer is so good that you just can’t resist it. So you book it on the spot.... Read more


2

April

2012

Even if you’ve been on social media since its birth, do you really know all the threats running amuck over there? Maybe you’re one of the lucky people who haven’t run int... Read more


23

März

2012

Cybercrook’s motto: we’re interested in... Read more


16

März

2012

As more and more security measures are instituted by security specialists to protect businesses and individuals in the online world, cybercrooks find new ways to override... Read more


1

Februar

2012

Constant threats to your internet security

Wouldn’t you like to receive gifts and discounts all the time? We all would. But we have to keep in mind that a wish like that is one thing cybercrooks would find easy to... Read more


9

Januar

2012

Recent data suggests that as many as 7.5 million Facebook users are under 13 and that two thirds of these underage users are younger than 10 years old. These figures are ... Read more


27

Dezember

2011

Do you like sharing cool photos and videos on Facebook? Posting interesting thoughts on your wall or commenting on other friend’s postings? So do hundreds of millions of ... Read more


14

November

2011

Click on an ad, get a virus

Isn’t it neat to find out about new services and discounts without raising a finger to look them up? Ads on the web have become essential tools for companies to promote t... Read more


3

November

2011

Love sharing your thoughts, opinions, photos and videos with the rest of the world? Ever wondered if it’s safe to put too much personal stuff out there?... Read more


3

November

2011

What’s your thing? Connecting with your Facebook friends or tweeting to your followers? Whether you’re a Twitter addict of a Facebook junkie, you must constantly be aware... Read more


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