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Social Networking Security Threats: A Look At Sophos' Security Report

Andrew R. Hickey

Security Threats In 2011



Social networking has become a major target for scammers and cybercriminals as the number of users of Facebook, Twitter and others continues to climb skyward. And users are realizing that social networking sites have become a haven for malicious hackers, crackers and jackers, according to the recent findings highlighted in security vendor Sophos' Security Threat Report 2011, which examines security threats in 2010 compared to the year prior.

Here, we take a look at some of Sophos' recent findings around social networking security, including some stats from the Security Threat Report 2011.

 
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