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Google liest Dropbox aus: Sicherheitslücke macht private Cloud-Inhalte öffentlich

Google liest Dropbox aus: Sicherheitslücke macht private Cloud-Inhalte öffentlich | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Gefährlicher Mut zur Lücke: Mit einem einfachen Trick lassen sich private Ordner auf dem Cloud-Speicher Dropbox über die Google-Suche einsehen.

 

===> In 21st Century "Privacy" and #Itsecurity" are also part of Education! <===

 


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New fake antivirus spam hits Twitter

New fake antivirus spam hits Twitter | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
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A new wave of spam has hit the popular social network Twitter which pushes advertisements for a free and “proven” antivirus. The link is malicious and the antivirus is fake.

 

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Twitter attacks the source, sues ‘most aggressive’ spammers and spam tool builders in federal court

Twitter attacks the source, sues ‘most aggressive’ spammers and spam tool builders in federal court | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Twitter has today announced that it has brought suit in a federal court in San Francisco against 5 of the 'most aggressive' spammers and tool builders who facilitiate distributing spam ...
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une nouvelle variante du botnet Ice IX s'attaque aux utilisateurs de Facebook

une nouvelle variante du botnet Ice IX s'attaque aux utilisateurs de Facebook | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Date : 04 Avril 2012 Criticité : Moyenne Description : La société Trusteer a dévoilé une nouvelle fonctionnalité du botnet ICE IX.

 

Le botnet pourrait maintenant afficher une page de phishing à tous les utilisateurs de Facebook infecté.

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Check your Twitter account for rogue applications

Check your Twitter account for rogue applications | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
If you're careless about what applications you allow to access your Twitter account, don't be surprised if you find the bad guys are spamming tweets out in your name without your permission.

 

Here's just a small sample of the messages we saw earlier today, claiming to link to free iPhone 4 offers or tools to help you find out who had unfollowed your Twitter account.

 

Some of the messages posted from innocent users' Twitter accounts have claimed that it's easy to get your hands on a free iPhone 4:

 

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Social Medias and its Influence: Adventure with IT-Security Tweeps on Twitter

Social Medias and its Influence: Adventure with IT-Security Tweeps on Twitter | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it

Hi, First of all let me tell you that on the beginning when I joined Twitter I really wasn’t a friend of it as I didn’t see its advantages. I am an ICT Course Instructor and also an author who has written a lot of articles, blogs, tutorials and courses who were read +/- 4 million times in total...

 

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Why parents should educate their kids about tech

Why parents should educate their kids about tech | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it

"For parents trying to raise kids and give them the technology to be successful, yet also protect them, there's a sense that no one's there to tell folks what steps to take," said Marian Merritt, Internet safety advocate at Symantec.

 

But laying the responsibility for teaching digital citizenship solely at families' feet would be a mistake, Warren said. "It also has to be a part of ongoing education," she added, noting that kids as young as 2 now commonly use smartphones and other technological devices.

 

"I hope schools are distributing information and educating (families), ===> but ultimately, parents have a huge role to play (in the process)." <===

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When it comes to demanding Facebook passwords, there needs to be a law protecting consumers

When it comes to demanding Facebook passwords, there needs to be a law protecting consumers | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
I call on our Congress to do something useful for a change.

 

Pass a law making it illegal to demand access to any personal login credentials for any online account.

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US Army issues Facebook warning

US Army issues Facebook warning | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Photos posted on social media sites like Facebook that are geotagged - marked with a location - put soldiers and their families in danger the US Army warns.
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IMG0893.zip - Your photo all over Facebook? Naked? Malware campaign spammed out

IMG0893.zip - Your photo all over Facebook? Naked? Malware campaign spammed out | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
SophosLabs is intercepting a spammed-out malware campaign, pretending to be an email about a revealing photo posted online of the recipient.

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Polymorphic Facebook scam targets users

Polymorphic Facebook scam targets users | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
An insidious scam that can result in multiple malware downloads is currently targeting Facebook users, warns Bitdefender.

 

It starts rather predictably, as users inadvertently share links to a supposedly leaked pornographic video. If their friends follow the link, they are faced with a request to download a Divx plugin in order to watch the video:

 

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Facebook logins aren't being properly protected on iPhones, iPads and Android devices

Facebook logins aren't being properly protected on iPhones, iPads and Android devices | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Facebook login credentials could be lifted from smartphones because the site is not encrypting the sensitive data on iOS and Android devices.
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Twitter Takes Tweetdeck Offline After Apparent Bug Opens Up Access To Accounts

Twitter Takes Tweetdeck Offline After Apparent Bug Opens Up Access To Accounts | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Twitter has taken its Tweetdeck app offline after an apparent bug has possibly given some Tweetdeck users access to others' accounts.
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Avira erwirbt Kinderschutzlösung für soziale Netzwerke

Avira erwirbt Kinderschutzlösung für soziale Netzwerke | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Avira übernimmt das US-Unternehmen SocialShield, um dessen gleichnamiges Produkt in die eigenen Schutzlösungen zu integrieren. Auch die kostenlosen Anwendungen wie Avira Free Antivirus sollen Kindern damit Schutz in sozialen Netzwerken bieten.
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Hacktivists and cybercriminals: Is there really a difference?

Hacktivists and cybercriminals: Is there really a difference? | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
I always look at security reports with skepticism. It's too easy to spin the numbers and motives in ways that distort the true meaning of what's been found.
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How-To make sure that my shared links are not malicious?

How-To make sure that my shared links are not malicious? | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it

#education #edchat #edtech How-To make sure that my shared links are not malicious?

 

Check my #scoopit http://www.scoop.it/t/ict-security-tools?tag=urlQuery

 


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Smartphone apps are sending your data to China | Naked Security

Smartphone apps are sending your data to China | Naked Security | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
A Sunday Times report found that many smartphone apps are collecting too much personal data and then sending it outside the EU to the US, Israel, China and India.

 

 

 

===> But do these countries meet EU data protection standards? <===


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