Social Networking Threats - Trend Labs report

Posted Tuesday, August 30, 2011 10:11 PM by hwaldron

Trend Labs shares good awareness for a variety of threats affecting Facebook and other social networking environments.

Social Networking Threats - Trend Labs report
http://blog.trendmicro.com/the-geography-of-social-media-threats-infographic/

QUOTE: KOOBFACE is not the only threat that hounds social media. These social networking sites also have features that can become threat vectors. A seemingly harmless wall post from a friend, a video shared by an online contact, or an instant message from a colleague can potentially lead to an attack.  These features are meant to make socializing effective and meaningful. However, they have also been used by cybercriminals in their attacks. In Facebook, the wall is the riskiest region of the user interface. Cybercriminals have concocted several threats leveraging popular news items

For tips on how to arm yourself against social media threats, check out our e-book, “.

e-Book - A Guide to Threats on Social Media
http://about-threats.trendmicro.com/ebooks/socialmedia-101

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