How to Stay Safe on Social Networks

stay safe on social media

Social networks have been increasing in popularity rapidly, revealing their incredible nature and covering the needs for communication and interaction with friends, family and acquaintances, business associates, companies and clients. Many things that add to the value of good social networking, and almost everyone enjoys spending time connecting with those who he keeps close. However, …

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LinkedIn scams to look out and how to avoid them

Scamming on Linked

Long before we had the internet and email, and the word ‘Scam’ came into use, we weren’t  aware of what it was known then. Certainly going back many years in the UK (as well in many countries around the globe), they were referred to as the ‘wide boys,’ out to rip off anyone, irrespective of …

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12 Easy Steps to Dramatically Improve your LinkedIn Security and Privacy

LinkedIn Security and Privacy

Social media have become a substantial part of our everyday life, due to their ease of use and the multiple benefits that they offer to every user. More and more people turn to social media like Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and of course LinkedIn, in order to promote their business or catch up with friends and …

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50% consumers in Europe afraid about their data security online

Symantec has released a report (Symantec State of Privacy Report 2015) from a research conducted among 7,000 participants from the European countries, revealing that there is concern as to the safety breaches occurring online. At the same time, people become aware of the value of their private information and evaluate different websites based on the …

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LinkedIn to Pay $1.25 Million to Settle Claims over Weak Password Security

LinkedIn To Pay $1.25 Million To Settle Claim

LinkedIn to pay 1.25 million in settlement claims for contravening users’ privacy agreement and negligence in securing their passwords. The company, entangled in another ongoing privacy suit, will compensate up to 800,000 of its premium members between March 2006 and June 2012. Linked In, the largest professional networking platform to pay $1.25 million in settlement …

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