Social Media Applications Could Contain Malware or Trojan Horses. Avoid Installing Unnecessary 3rd Party Apps, and Restrict Your Sharing Settings.
Social media applications can sometimes represent a risk; they may be embedded with malware or Trojan Horses. 3rd party social media applications often request access to your personal data. Avoid unnecessary risk by only installing 3rd party applications that you need and that are popular, and limit the amount of information that is shared with the application through your social media account settings.
For more information:
- 5 Social Media Security Risks for Businesses (and How to Avoid Them)
- 5 Surprising Cybersecurity Risks on Social Media
- StaySafeOnline.org: Social Networks
- OUCH! Newsletter
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