Cybercriminals and scammers are targeting social media for exploitation and extortion.
According to the cybersecurity firm Norton, 40 percent of social media users have fallen victim to cybercrime on social media, and one in six users believe their accounts have been compromised.
A recent McAfee study found that employees experience far more cybercrime on social media than any other business platform. That includes email, the place most people usually keep their eyes peeled for scams and “phish-y” messages.
When it comes to social media, employees, customers, and brands themselves all face security risks. This article details some of them.