Where social networks and web threats really clash

With all the talk about social networks – the inherent safety issues of “going public,” the politics that won’t help, and the sneaky buggers taking advantage of the situation, we’ve forgotten to take a step back and see what might be headed this way so we can prepare.

You have some much in your face, but what’s next? Well, think about all those public profiles – a great way to develop dossiers. Add the fact that there are groups of like-kind thinkers/feelers banding together for social interaction. Throw in malicious code writers ramping up targeted attacks.

I say it’s a recipe for a big headache.

***UPDATE***

A new study suggests the same.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.