Social Media Security
When it comes to cybersecurity awareness, there is a pretty big gap between what Malaysians know, and what they think they know, writes Lum Ka Kay.
Many young people don’t realise that giving away too much information online can have serious consequences, says security firm ESET, which offers some guidelines.
Almost a third (30%) of social network users share their posts, check-ins and other personal info with everybody who is online, and not just their friends, according to a quiz by Kaspersky Lab.
ESET said it has joined Facebook’s anti-malware initiative and now offers its ESET Online Scanner for all Facebook users for free.
As social media is now a common destination for mobile users, it has also become one of the favourite attack hotspots for cybercriminals, Trend Micro said.
Facebook remains the preferred target for cybercriminals who specialise in stealing social network accounts, according to Kaspersky Lab statistics,
Dating app Kehmistry has made its official market debut, with a marketing campaign in partnership with cellular services provider U Mobile kicking off on Valentine’s Day today (Feb 14).
As the Internet of Things, the cloud, real-time analytics and other technologies step out of our imaginations and into our lives, so too do a host of sophisticated threats that we must address, or risk progress, writes Eric Hoh of Symantec.
Fake Twitter followers are becoming cheaper, while fake accounts are increasingly being used to distribute malware, according to a report by Barracuda Networks Inc.
As we get ready for the onslaught of Christmas-themed status updates, we should also prepare for a barrage of scams on social networks in the coming month too, Kaspersky Lab experts have warned.