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How and Why Social Engineering Works [Infographic]

How and Why Social Engineering Works [Infographic] | visualizing social media | Scoop.it

For many people in today’s world, being “online” has become a constant status. High-speed internet, smart phones and tablet PC’s have enabled us to stay connected whenever and wherever we are.

Social hackers capitalize on vulnerabilities when it comes to keeping personal details private, and the problem has only seemed to get worse as the digital age has developed.

Techniques as simple as looking over a shoulder as someone enters bank details or passwords are often used, as well as sending out deceiving emails ridden with malware and viruses that can take control of your computer. Hackers pose as a trusted entity in email blasts that utilize mind tricks to get the viewer to click on the link that will trigger the infection of your computer.

Everyone with an internet connection is vulnerable, and public awareness is the first step in ending this growing problem...

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Infographic: How To Keep Yourself Safe From Facebook Cybercrimes

Infographic: How To Keep Yourself Safe From Facebook Cybercrimes | visualizing social media | Scoop.it

Facebook is arguably the most dominant social networking platform in the world, with more than 800 million people using it.

But with the social network’s popularity and fast growth, it’s not surprising that it’s a prime target for cyber-criminals.

An infographic by Column Five for Zone Alarm looks at Facebook’s online presence, how it’s being attacked, and what you can do to keep safe.

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Are You In Control of Your Social Media Privacy? - Infographic

Are You In Control of Your Social Media Privacy? - Infographic | visualizing social media | Scoop.it
With the recent change to 'time-line' on Facebook, online social media privacy has been in the news alot. But how many of you have actually have changed your privacy setting from the standard ??

 

Click on the link to check out this great infographic from ZoneAlarm to see how to keep your information safe...

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INFOGRAPHIC: The Geography of Social Media Threats.

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INFOGRAPHIC: The Geography of Social Media Threats.

Scammers and cybercriminals take advantage of the element of trust present on social networking sites. User's behaviours and the increasing number of social networking site features are giving the bad guys more venues in which to instigate their malicious activities:

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