Sophos Warns Users Sharing Too Much on Social Networks

Kara Reeder

According to research from Sophos, two-thirds of systems administrators are concerned that employees are offering up too much information on social networking sites, thereby threatening the security of corporate systems.

 

A quarter of companies have been victims of spam, phishing or malware attacks via these sites, reports vnunet.com. Beyond just educating staff, companies also should install Web security that can scan content in real time to prevent users visiting malicious sites, suggests Graham Cluley, senior technology consultant at Sophos.



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