Monthly Archives: September 2017

Staying Secure on Social Media

Posted by Clayton Bellot on September 15, 2017
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From the desk of Thomas F. Duffy, MS-ISAC Chair

The number of scams and malware taking advantage of social media users and platforms is on the rise. Social media scams are easy to create and can target thousands of people at once due to how users interact with pages, posts, and contacts. Once your account is compromised, malicious actors can leverage it as a conduit to spread scams and malware to your network of friends or contacts. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram are a few very common examples of social media sites where you or your account could be at risk.

Learn more about how to identify and prevent attacks