Security and privacy online: Social media

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Do you really need to find out which Disney princess you are? Find out about the fraudulent attacks and scams that are rife in the social media world.

On Facebook and Twitter, "social engineering" fraudulent attacks and scams are rife and the bad guys know that the easiest way to take control of your computer or steal your password is simply to ask for it!

Look at your privacy settings; and watch out about over-sharing online, feeding the trolls on Twitter and your blog, and playing the quizzes and apps (like do you really need to find out which Disney princess you are?).  The notes provide practical hands-on instructions for you to tweak your privacy and authentication settings in Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Twitter.