The security aspects of social networking sites


Be aware, that through a variety of easy tricks, attackers can hijack a person’s social network account to use as a launching pad for additional attacks against other users, other Web 2.0-based applications, and so on. Social networks can also be incorporated into micro botnets and, by rummaging through a page of misfired direct messages on Twitter, a motivated attacker can unearth the cell phone numbers of prominent people. Read more..

Thanks again to Jack for this. He’s been active today 🙂

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