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FaceBook is huge as -- -- -- 350 million people and growing every single day.
On and yet this creates this FaceBook at all you know social networking sites creates a whole new set of issues and a whole new set of opportunities for fraud spears doesn't.
-- totally again and you know years ago and Hillary Clinton wrote the book it takes a village -- now every time you joined one of these communities whether it's FaceBook MySpace.
Or a number of the other communities you're now part of a global village.
And it may have been -- to share information with a small village in the old days.
But it's not such a great idea -- -- the kind of time people do and share the kind of information they do with everybody so what are the risks.
Well -- -- started to become a victim of identity theft that.
You could become a an attack platform where people.
Use malware to get their hands on your email list and then use that email list -- the basis sending out other attacks.
You may wanna follow a celebrity on Twitter about this celebrity may not really be a celebrity in the links they may send you to.
Could be information harvesting links were not such nice people.
Are getting all the information they need to recreate you so I'm creating a FaceBook page what information do -- not split on that FaceBook page all of us -- that believes that you if you have this.
Incredible compulsion to receive birthday wishes maybe give them the month and the day but don't give them the year.
In several of the shadow we -- card rooms over the Internet where they sell credit card information and other information.
They talk about a lot of these social networking sites as as a cornucopia.
Of birth date information so.
You really don't need to do that also if they sent you a form and these -- the 25 most unique things about me in my life.
You don't need to give them the kinds of things that could lead them to a password or username and you don't need to give them your entire academic employment.
And and and and and added the histories of all -- -- you did you don't need to do that.
He did but you don't but at the same time -- -- -- sites and things like that you putting yourself out there could you trying to get a job does that -- -- on the end.
It could possibly that's why you have to be really careful and they've been packs of of serious sites I -- monster has had some major.
-- that event led to a whole new way that people look.
At and information harvesting and the Internet I mean there was one case -- monster where they went in through literally the front door convince people that they were -- recruiters.
And people were flinging information -- them.
And it was the highest fishing response rate in history normally is four to 5% of the Phishing attack this was 20%.
And what was not only -- -- the for the people who got impacted directly.
But they got into government.
Computer networks like department of state department of health Department of Education.
Because people were using USA jobs -- -- so you just have to be so careful just because someone sends you something.
That looks like they might be your friend doesn't mean you have to click on button and -- and when you click on something be very careful.
-- that's why it's so important to have the most up to date.
Security protection software in your computer just buying it and not updating is like becoming a member of Al club and not going sounds great -- doing -- California.
And there are some software programs -- if you actually click on those that -- the wrong thing your computer starts screaming at you.
Virus detected and it surrounds it quarantines that you get to deleted.
But this is all part of the process and especially don't share information that for instance is somebody who didn't know.
Walked up to and a bus and started talking to you and asking for this information he wouldn't share it so why would you share with someone you don't know Frontline actually point it's a good way to think things through because I think we free we give out some online some.
Anonymity creates and try and I actually feel more comfortable like giving stuff out at great to -- -- was to register you having -- here yet and similar than new credit card rules are coming out Paul had.
Make sure people aren't touched people's that you then and then sealed credit dot com check it out -- -- -- more information on how to avoid getting skiing and online quickly with these social.
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