U.S. consumer attitudes and behavior related both to data sharing and social media oversharing have shifted significantly just within the last two years, according to a new study by McCann Worldgroup.
Author: Michael Cross Pages: 346 Publisher: Syngress ISBN: 1597499862 Introduction I remember the days when social media was used exclusively by early adopters and technology buffs.
Creating a Facebook page, making it popular and followed by many by using a number of approaches, then finally selling it to the highest bidder that’s interested in spamming the willing followers is the usual operating mode and the final goal of Facebook scammers.
Once again, and more spectacularly, security researchers have proved that attackers wielding a fake LinkedIn account sporting the image of an attractive woman claiming to be an expert in the cyber security business can trick even security-aware IT employees into letting their guard down.
Social networks are great sources of information for cyber criminals and a great way to enter the potential victims’ circle of trust.
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