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Social Networking Security Tips

Monday, July 21, 2014

As the popularity of social networking sites continues to grow, so do the security risks associated with them. Sites like Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin have become main targets for hackers. Because of the threat posed by cyber criminals, taking it upon yourself to secure your social networking accounts is of the utmost importance. Be sure to use strong passwords and keep your antivirus software up to date.

Also, be aware of the security and privacy settings offered by social networking services to ensure the strongest settings possible.

See more on our Social Networking Awareness site at http://uncw.edu/itsd/besafe/social.html.