Gretel Egan | May 11, 2017

Wombat Vlog: Oversharing on Social Media Can Damage More Than Your Reputation

Wombat_Vlog_2016.jpgWe all know those people who overshare on social media...but are you doing that yourself without even realizing it?

In this vlog segment (the third in our series about identity theft protection) we discuss the hidden dangers of "getting to know each other" posts and surveys, and how cybercriminals can use the information posted on social networks to commit identity fraud.

 


Social engineers are mining for data on social networking sites and apps, so it's critical that users of all ages raise their cybersecurity awareness. Our Beyond the Phish Report revealed that there is a clear lack of understanding of risky social media behaviors. Social media safety should be a priority for all individuals and organizations. 

color_bar.png

Learn more social media tips you can use to protect yourself and your privacy.

Social Media Tips

color_bar.png

 

The Wombat Vlog is a good resource that can help raise awareness of practical, beneficial cybersecurity best practices. Here are some of the topics we've covered:

 

 

Subscribe to Our Blog

2018 State of the Phish Report  Protect your organization from phishing attacks. Download Now
2017 Beyond the Phish Report  Protect your organization from threats including and beyond phishing. Download Now