Identity Theft Jumps 57% as Fraudsters Target Social Media

These statistics are not unexpected given the wealth of information available via social media.  The mantra of “think before you click” certainly needs to be revised and expanded when it comes to social media.  Consider what you post and what it says about you, your family, and your current status.  Are you home or away?  What might be your preferences or passwords?  Are you revealing clues to the answers to the most common security questions online?

http://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/identity-theft-up-fraudsters/

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