With the increased popularity of social media websites, viruses, malware and scams are also on the rise. Hence, social media users must be familiar with basics of security to stay safe.
What can targeted attacks on social media users do to them?
- For a Twitter user, it can defame your brand by hitting your followers.
- Disclose your personal data found on social media websites.
- A targeted attack would be the primary point of entry into organisations.
The infographic shows the timeline of Twitter attacks and Top 5 categories of Facebook scams and what steps a social media user should take to protect yourself from targeted attacks such as malware, viruses and scams.
Infographic by Veracode Application Security
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