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Achtung: Fieser Facebook-Trojaner macht die Runde | Awareness | CyberSecurity | Social Media

Achtung: Fieser Facebook-Trojaner macht die Runde | Awareness | CyberSecurity | Social Media | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Wieder legt ein Facebook-Trojaner die Nutzer herein. Ein Klick auf den falschen Link und man wird zum Spammer.
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Wieder legt ein Facebook-Trojaner die Nutzer herein. Ein Klick auf den falschen Link und man wird zum Spammer.


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Twitter releases open source Anomaly Detection tool | Social Media

Twitter releases open source Anomaly Detection tool | Social Media | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it

Twitter this week released an open source tool that can be used by software developers to detect various types of anomalies.

Twitter has been using the tool, called AnomalyDetection, to detect anomalies on its platform.


Anomalies might occur on Twitter when, say, there is a breaking news story, or the final episode of a cult TV show airs.


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Twitter this week released an open source tool that can be used by software developers to detect various types of anomalies.

Twitter has been using the tool, called AnomalyDetection, to detect anomalies on its platform.


Anomalies might occur on Twitter when, say, there is a breaking news story, or the final episode of a cult TV show airs.


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Twitter makes password reset easier, account hijacking harder

Twitter makes password reset easier, account hijacking harder | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Twitter has announced two changes aimed at helping protect user accounts and restore access to them.

The company said that they are aware...


"To protect your account in this scenario we built a system that analyzes login attempts on your account - by looking at things like location, device being used and login history - and identifies suspicious behavior," they shared.


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To protect your account in this scenario we built a system that analyzes login attempts on your account - by looking at things like location, device being used and login history - and identifies suspicious behavior, they shared.


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ICTPHMS's comment, May 9, 2014 12:19 PM
You are welcome!!!
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Scammers Promise BMW 435i to Harvest Facebook Likes

Scammers Promise BMW 435i to Harvest Facebook Likes | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Facebook scammers are trying to trick users into liking their pages by promising them a BMW 435i. This is just the latest in a long series of scams ab...
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Twitter vulnerability lets apps send DMs without user permission

Twitter vulnerability lets apps send DMs without user permission | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Security researcher Egor Homakov has discovered a Twitter vulnerability which allows apps to send DMs without requiring explicit user permission. TNW has verified the findings and can ...
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Bitcoin wallet service hacked, 4,100 Bitcoins stolen (currently over $1.3 million)

Bitcoin wallet service hacked, 4,100 Bitcoins stolen (currently over $1.3 million) | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
A daring hack and heist targeting online Bitcoin wallet service Inputs.io has resulted in the theft of 4,100 Bitcoins (currently over $1.3 m...

 

If there’s one thing that this incident does demonstrate, is that anyone can make all sorts of inaccurate or blatantly false claims online, and that it’s not a good idea to keep your money with someone whose identity you don’t even know.


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If there’s one thing that this incident does demonstrate, is that anyone can make all sorts of inaccurate or blatantly false claims online, and that it’s not a good idea to keep your money with someone whose identity you don’t even know.


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Gust MEES's curator insight, November 8, 2013 12:38 PM

 

If there’s one thing that this incident does demonstrate, is that anyone can make all sorts of inaccurate or blatantly false claims online, and that it’s not a good idea to keep your money with someone whose identity you don’t even know.


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Buffer hacked! Spam sent from Twitter and Facebook users' accounts

Buffer hacked! Spam sent from Twitter and Facebook users' accounts | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
There's bad news for social media lovers, as Buffer - a service which can schedule your tweets and Facebook posts - has been hacked by spammers.
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If you are on Facebook, and want to be kept updated with news about security and privacy risks, and tips on how to protect yourself online, join the Graham Cluley Security News Facebook page.


https://facebook.com/GrahamCluleycom


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Gust MEES's curator insight, October 26, 2013 5:19 PM

 

If you are on Facebook, and want to be kept updated with news about security and privacy risks, and tips on how to protect yourself online, join the Graham Cluley Security News Facebook page.

 

https://facebook.com/GrahamCluleycom

 

 

Gust MEES's curator insight, October 26, 2013 5:22 PM

 

If you are on Facebook, and want to be kept updated with news about security and privacy risks, and tips on how to protect yourself online, join the Graham Cluley Security News Facebook page.

 

https://facebook.com/GrahamCluleycom

 

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Improvements to login verification, photos and more | Twitter Blog

Improvements to login verification, photos and more | Twitter Blog | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Today’s Twitter for iOS and Android updates let you enroll in login verification and approve login requests directly from your mobile app. Now, in addition to the SMS-based login verification......
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Improvements to login verification, photos and more | Twitter Blog

 

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CHART: Teens Are Sharing More Of Their Data On Social Media

CHART: Teens Are Sharing More Of Their Data On Social Media | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Most of them set their Facebook profiles to private, however. ;
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http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence/?tag=Privacy

 

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Trojaner entführt Facebook-Konten

Trojaner entführt Facebook-Konten | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Microsoft warnt vor einem neu entdeckten Trojaner, der auf Facebook-Nutzer abzielt und deren Konten kapert.
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Trojaner entführt Facebook-Konten


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Gust MEES's curator insight, May 13, 2013 3:04 PM

 

Trojaner entführt Facebook-Konten

 

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Avast rachète Secure.me pour la sécurité des comptes Facebook

Avast rachète Secure.me pour la sécurité des comptes Facebook | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
L'éditeur de sécurité Avast a procédé au rachat de la jeune pousse Secure.me proposant des outils de protection à destination des utilisateurs de Facebook.
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I have already made the curation about "Secure.me" on September 1, 2012!

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/apps-for-any-use-mostly-for-education-and-free/?tag=Secure.me

 

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Gust MEES's curator insight, May 2, 2013 8:05 PM

 

I have already made the curation about "Secure.me" on September 1, 2012!

 

Check out here:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/apps-for-any-use-mostly-for-education-and-free/?tag=Secure.me

  

Gust MEES's curator insight, May 2, 2013 8:11 PM

 

I have already made the curation about "Secure.me" on September 1, 2012!

 

Check out here:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/apps-for-any-use-mostly-for-education-and-free/?tag=Secure.me

 

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Guardian Twitter Account Hacked by Syrian Activists

Guardian Twitter Account Hacked by Syrian Activists | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
The Syrian Electronic Army struck again over the weekend, hitting another media organization's Twitter account. The latest attack appears to be in retaliation against Twitter for suspending its account.
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- - http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet?tag=Phishing

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?q=Privacy

 

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/05/naivety-in-the-digital-age/

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/29/cyber-hygiene-ict-hygiene-for-population-education-and-business/

 

https://gustmeesen.wordpress.com/2012/03/16/beginners-it-security-guide/

 

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Privacy & Security: Complex Relationship

Privacy & Security: Complex Relationship | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it

The relationship between cybersecurity and privacy is complex. On the one hand, cybersecurity that protects data from intrusion, theft and misuse obviously is a significant privacy safeguard.


On the other hand, cybersecurity measures that monitor access and use can implicate the collection of personal information and thus raises privacy concerns.


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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/05/naivety-in-the-digital-age/

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/29/cyber-hygiene-ict-hygiene-for-population-education-and-business/

 

https://gustmeesen.wordpress.com/2012/03/16/beginners-it-security-guide/

 

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Facebook Malware infects 110k Users with Pornographic Bait | Threatpost | CyberSecurity | Social Media

Facebook Malware infects 110k Users with Pornographic Bait | Threatpost | CyberSecurity | Social Media | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
A new piece of malware is making the rounds on Facebook, infecting users after luring them in with a link to a salacious video.
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A new piece of malware is making the rounds on Facebook, infecting users after luring them in with a link to a salacious video.


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How to improve your Twitter security and privacy

How to improve your Twitter security and privacy | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
We don't lump Twitter in the same privacy bracket as, say, Facebook. But like any social network, Twitter is vulnerable to oversharing, data leakage and unintended consequences. We take a look at T...
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We don't lump Twitter in the same privacy bracket as, say, Facebook. But like any social network, Twitter is vulnerable to oversharing, data leakage and unintended consequences. We take a look at T...


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Pamela Perry King's curator insight, December 3, 2014 10:34 AM

Don't share your toothbrush!

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The four things small businesses must do to deny cyber criminals

The four things small businesses must do to deny cyber criminals | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Kaspersky Lab says smaller firms are bigger targets to hackers than they believe.
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http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/12/21/privacy-in-the-digital-world-shouldnt-we-talk-about-it/


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Dean J. Fusto's curator insight, March 12, 2014 12:07 PM

The same advice could apply to small non-profit schools. 

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Hi dean J. Fusto: I agree completely with You! Any school should get seen as an #SMB (Small & Medium Business) and therefore apply Cyber-Security at the same as SMB's ;)
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Hi dean J. Fusto: I agree completely with You! Any school should get seen as an #SMB (Small & Medium Business) and therefore apply Cyber-Security at the same as SMB's ;)
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Spam-Fighting Startup Impermium Joins Google, Discontinues Third-Party Services

Spam-Fighting Startup Impermium Joins Google, Discontinues Third-Party Services | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Impermium, a cybersecurity startup that was backed by top funds like Accel and Greylock, is joining Google. They had raised $9 million in funding from..
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Phishing-Mail ködert WordPress-Admins

Phishing-Mail ködert WordPress-Admins | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Mit einer kostenlosen Version eines beliebten SEO-Plugins für WordPress versuchen Spammer, Administratoren zu ködern. Das Plugin entpuppt sich als Malware, dass eine Hintertür im Server öffnet und Besucher der Seite infiziert.
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Vorsicht: Tausende iPhone-Apps mit Sicherheitslücke

Vorsicht: Tausende iPhone-Apps mit Sicherheitslücke | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Security-SuperGAU für alle Nutzer von iPhones und iPads: Experten haben eine Lücke in iOS-Apps entdeckt, die es erlaubt, die komplette Kommunikation über fremde Server umzuleiten. Tausende Apps sollen betroffen sein.

 

Über HTTP Request Hijacking sollen sich Hacker in iOS-Apps einschleichen und so den Datentraffic über eigene Server umleiten können. Nach erfolgreichem Angriff soll die Umleitung dann permanent aktiv sein.

 

===> Einzige Abhilfe schafft ein Update oder eine Neuinstallation der App. <===

 

 

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Malware Alert: Please Update Your Expired Dropbox Password

Malware Alert: Please Update Your Expired Dropbox Password | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it

Dropbox users are advised to be on the lookout for emails entitled “Please update your Expired Dropbox Password.”


Experts warn that cybercriminals are sending out such


===> scam notifications in an effort to distribute malware. <===


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http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/06/23/ict-awareness-what-you-should-know/

 

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Estelblau's curator insight, October 4, 2013 12:45 PM

Thanks for the advice @knolinfos!

Randi Thompson's curator insight, October 4, 2013 5:47 PM

If you use Dropbox and are getting these notifications, they are hackers!   

Philip Verghese 'Ariel's curator insight, October 6, 2013 8:32 AM

Dropbox users are advised to be on the lookout for emails entitled “Please update your Expired Dropbox Password.”

 

Experts warn that cybercriminals are sending out such

 

===> scam notifications in an effort to distribute malware. <===

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Facebook Security Bug Exposed Personal Account Information, Six Million Accounts Affected

Facebook Security Bug Exposed Personal Account Information, Six Million Accounts Affected | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
A Facebook security bug exposed users’ personal contact information (email or phone number) to other users who were connected to them; the bug has affected six million accounts...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Facebook spokesperson tells me the bug ===> has been live since last year, and was discovered last week. <===

 

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A Facebook spokesperson tells me the bug ===> has been live since last year, and was discovered last week. <===

 

Facebook says the security team fixed the bug less than 24 hours after it was brought to their attention.

 

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A Facebook spokesperson tells me the bug ===> has been live since last year, and was discovered last week. <===


Facebook says the security team fixed the bug less than 24 hours after it was brought to their attention.


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Syrian Electronic Army hacks Telegraph's Facebook and Twitter accounts

Syrian Electronic Army hacks Telegraph's Facebook and Twitter accounts | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
The Telegraph is hacked on Facebook and Twitter by the Syrian Electronic Army.
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And another one bites the dust :(((

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet/?tag=Cyberattacks

 

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And another one bites the dust :(((

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet/?tag=Cyberattacks

 

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20 ways to keep your internet identity safe from hackers

20 ways to keep your internet identity safe from hackers | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Cybercrime costs Britain £27bn a year, and it could cost you dear too if you don't take basic precautions. James Silver asked experts for their top tips

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The weakest link in a security chain is and still will be the human!!! A security by 100% doesn't exist!!!

 

===> Read the article, a MUST!!! <===> ALSO for MAC & Linux users!!! <===

 

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/29/cyber-hygiene-ict-hygiene-for-population-education-and-business/

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/05/naivety-in-the-digital-age/

 

http://www.symantec.com/connect/articles/social-engineering-fundamentals-part-i-hacker-tactics?API1=100&API2=3640290

 

 

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The weakest link in a security chain is and still will be the human!!! A security by 100% doesn't exist!!!

 

===> Read the article, a MUST!!! <===> ALSO for MAC & Linux users!!! <===

 

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/29/cyber-hygiene-ict-hygiene-for-population-education-and-business/

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/05/naivety-in-the-digital-age/

 

http://www.symantec.com/connect/articles/social-engineering-fundamentals-part-i-hacker-tactics?API1=100&API2=3640290

 

Gust MEES's curator insight, May 12, 2013 8:02 AM

 

The weakest link in a security chain is and still will be the human!!! A security by 100% doesn't exist!!!

 

===> Read the article, a MUST!!! <===> ALSO for MAC & Linux users!!! <===

 

Learn more:

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/29/cyber-hygiene-ict-hygiene-for-population-education-and-business/

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/05/naivety-in-the-digital-age/

 

http://www.symantec.com/connect/articles/social-engineering-fundamentals-part-i-hacker-tactics?API1=100&API2=3640290

 

 

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Twitter warns of more hacks, threats to come; issues media memo

Twitter warns of more hacks, threats to come; issues media memo | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
The microblogging giant has warned news outlets that "these attacks will continue," particularly against high profile media organizations.
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- - http://www.scoop.it/t/securite-pc-et-internet?tag=Phishing

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?q=Privacy

 

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/29/cyber-hygiene-ict-hygiene-for-population-education-and-business/

 

https://gustmeesen.wordpress.com/2012/03/16/beginners-it-security-guide/

 

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Teachers' Guide to Social Media Privacy and Security

Teachers' Guide to Social Media Privacy and Security | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it

 

I know several teachers are still struggling to come to grips with this concept but I am hoping that by readying the guide I posted yesterday together with the one I have today, you will be able to have a clear and practical procedure of how to go about explaining digital footprint to your students. Enjoy

 

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Gust MEES: a little rant if YOU permit! When teachers are talking about Security they mean "InternetSafety", looks like THEY didn't have yet understood THE difference ;) (Sorry...)!

 

Here is WHAT "Security" and "Cyber-Security" is:

 

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https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/29/cyber-hygiene-ict-hygiene-for-population-education-and-business/

 

https://gustmeesen.wordpress.com/2012/03/16/beginners-it-security-guide/

 

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Gust MEES: a little rant if YOU permit! When teachers are talking about Security they mean "InternetSafety", looks like THEY didn't have yet understood THE difference ;) (Sorry...)!

 

Here is WHAT "Security" and "Cyber-Security" is:

 

Learn more:

 

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/

 

https://gustmeesen.wordpress.com/

 

https://gustmeesfr.wordpress.com/

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/05/naivety-in-the-digital-age/

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/2012/11/29/cyber-hygiene-ict-hygiene-for-population-education-and-business/

 

https://gustmeesen.wordpress.com/2012/03/16/beginners-it-security-guide/

 

I especially recommend my 5 minute tutorials here:

 

https://gustmees.wordpress.com/category/get-smart-with-5-minutes-tutorials/

 

ALL my blogs and courses are FREE with NO commercial stuff behind!