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11/6/2014
09:06 AM
Evan Blair
Evan Blair
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4 Ways to Avoid Malicious Links on Social Media

Social media remain fertile ground for hackers to expand their attacks through malware and trendjacking.

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11/10/2014 | 8:58:03 AM
Social media platforms for hackers
"The ploy is not limited to email. Social media have also been used to disseminate dangerous information and manipulate users following the Ebola story. Hackers append trending hashtags, most commonly #Ebola, to amplify the scope of their attack -- a tactic known as trendjacking."

Evan, hackers are hanging around the places where they can get maximum attention (victims). Social medias are platforms, where most of us are hang around and most of us are using it very carelessly. 
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