CyberThreats Daily: Is your privacy at risk when you log onto social media websites?

Check out Randy Abrams, ESET’s Director of Technical Education commenting on 3rd party apps and Facebook privacy on Fox News.

In his comprehensive interview on Fox News, Randy explains the hidden dangers of applications on social media and the many ways one’s privacy can be compromised online. And while you’re at it, also have a look at Randy’s article about how politicians are better at security than Twitter, Yahoo, and Amazon.

Ginger not Dancing in the Dark – A hoax, but not a particularly harmful one

ESET Researcher David Harley blogged about how a friend of his posted a link on Facebook to a movie on YouTube that purports to show Ginger Rogers at 92 dancing with her great-grandson. Interesting particularly, because a quick check established that she died in 1995 at the age of 83.

Making sport of browser security, hackers topple IE, Safari

Contestants in a high-stakes hacking contest had no trouble toppling the Apple Safari and Microsoft Internet Explorer browsers, proving for a fifth year in a row that no software or application is safe from people with the expertise and motivation to exploit them. The Register has the full story.

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