Have you been a Hacker’s victim?
Social media is now part of our everyday lives, we are so used to it that we spend hours a day on different platforms and we use it as a very effective tool to stay in touch and connect with people all around the globe. It has also proven to be one of the cheapest and most efficient business tools, social media management has become a basic strategy to promote, create awareness and do outreach for several companies, and it is a great ally to achieve business growth. Some people are even addicted to using their social media platforms, and there is a wide range of people that have become dependent on it. We sometimes even feel that if we don’t check our online profiles our day is not complete. And even though it provides a lot of benefits and can be a huge part of our routine, there are some downsides to it that we’re not even aware of. We are so used to using so many of different platforms, that we don’t even notice that we’re uploading tons of private data to our profiles, which is something that could seriously affect us as users or even kill our businesses.
With all the technology that’s available nowadays, hackers have developed several techniques and tools to access and steal our data, it is not hard for them to take advantage of the millions of people who are part of a social media platform.
Social media is one of the best things that could’ve ever happened to these online criminals, they are attracted to the most popular platforms because that’s where their “business” begins to grow. It is really not hard for them to figure out how to crack the code and steal your private information.
You will find some of their most used techniques in this infographic, and also some very useful tips to protect your information from them. The key is not to stop using social media, but to be a smart user and still profit from all its benefits, without being another one of its many victims!