80 percent of IT professionals believe social media is an easy way for hackers to gain access to corporate networks because it is often neglected in terms of security, and furthermore 36 percent even admit that their company could be breached by a hacker through one of their employees’ social media access at work.
Earlier this year two of the world’s largest social media sites, Facebook and Twitter, announced the addition of ‘buy’ buttons to their offerings, giving users the option to add billing information to their personal profiles.
Three weeks ago, Germany's Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) released its traditional end-of-the-year report about the state of IT security in Germany.
Mobile ransomware, targeted job fraud and Trojans lurking behind shocking videos are all expected to make their appearance on social media in 2015.
Facebook continues with its plan to make the social network's privacy settings easier to understand, and has introduced Privacy Basics.
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