Social Media Security
A survey of 2,110 consumers in Singapore found that one in four post on their social networks every single day, but merely 40% have profiles limited to friends only. Furthermore, 25% admitted to only knowing half of their Facebook friends in real-life.
News has been spreading that Twitter is slowly introducing changes to how it handles direct messages and control the types of links that can be sent; Sophos' Chester Wisniewski has a look.
Your social media profile that you so religiously update daily with your latest purchases and your check-ins to fancy restaurants makes you a perfect target for cyber-criminals, writes Beth Samuel.
There has been a significant spike in instances of the Koobface social networking worm and a dramatic increase in spam, McAfee Labs said after releasing its McAfee Threats Report: First Quarter 2013.