Modern social media technology has remedied the inconveniences posed by its social networking predecessors. But with these improvements and the global interconnectedness of communication come opportunities for malicious infiltration of social networking platforms. Social networks have become the hackers’ main platform for cyber attacks such as the distribution of malware, phishing schemes and more.
Behind any posted link, public photo or friend request could lay a plot to steal your personal or company information – and that’s just one motivation among the many possibilities.Innovations can simultaneously solve inconveniences and create new ones. Make sure you are educated on how to mitigate risk and prevent your identity from becoming someone else’s.
This infographic from ZeroFox looks at this in more detail.