May 3, 2017

Facebook top 10 concert lists may be security risk

There are warnings that the recent Facebook craze could actually be a risk to our online security. The first gig you went to is often one of the security questions which banks and other organisations ask when setting up an account - and revealing that information online, even in an innocent online post, could make you more vulnerable to hackers. You might think that turning up your Facebook privacy settings may eliminate the risk in sharing a list of your favourite gigs - but Prof Woodward is not so sure. Facebook's top six security tips to keep your account safe:Protect your password. Security for online accounts is becoming more sophisticated and Prof Woodward said there are easy ways for people to improve their personal safety on the web.

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