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Social Media Security

Woman's Facebook Photos Stolen, Used In Prostitution Ads

Posted 03.28.2014 | Technology

Dallas Miller is not a prostitute -- but you would certainly have thought otherwise if you'd seen this suggestive ad online over the weekend: M...

5 Ways Your Social Media Sharing Habit Can Put You At Risk

Adam Levin | Posted 05.06.2014 | Technology
Adam Levin

The amount that we share online makes us more likely to feel like sharing widely is a normal thing, online and off. But the ease with which we publicize seemingly harmless bits of personal information online and off is often what scam artists rely upon when they go phishing.

Hacker Claims Access To 'Entire Database Of Users On Twitter'

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 08.20.2013 | Technology

An Islamist hacker claiming he has access to "the entire database of users on Twitter" leaked the account information of 15,000 people on Tuesday. ...

Five Ways to Not Get Sued When Posting on Social Networking Sites: A Warning From Virginia

Heidi Golledge | Posted 02.06.2013 | Technology
Heidi Golledge

Wherever your paranoia falls, social media sites must be used carefully. For employers, Facebook can be a glimpse into your nights and weekends and Twitter can be a look at your real feelings.

10 Social Media Security Considerations

Robert Siciliano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Robert Siciliano

Social media provides opportunities for criminals to "friend" their potential victims, creating a false sense of trust they can use against their victims through phishing or other scams.