Social media attacks offer high danger potential for mobile users of fake account of a student lured user in the case of Holzwickede, January 11, 2011 In the age of Facebook, Twitter & co. include status messages to the most popular ways to inform its environment, what you're doing, how you feel or where it currently resides. For user curiosity can however quickly become fatal especially if accessed from the Smartphone on your social network. As BitDefender describes a current example, a virus was spread on the fake status report of a schoolgirl who was allegedly expelled from her school. An evaluation of goo.gl showed that the message 28.672 times clicked.
24 percent of all curious users accessed it from their mobile phone. The threat is an Adword-based pest. When data security specifically looking for researcher threats to mobile devices, they may lose a central platform from the eyes the social networks", commented George Petre, BitDefender threat intelligence team leader. Statistics show that digital pests that have bent on Facebook & co., are among the main threats to mobile phone users. To counter these threats, we have a special virus scanner of BitDefender extra for these platforms developed."safego protect to protect social Netzwerkler to the users of social networks, has designed safego BitDefender free tool. The tool checks the privacy settings of users and warns him if he reveals unknowingly sensitive data. In addition, the Bulletin Board, and links to videos and images that are possibly compromised scans safego.
The BitDefender app discovered a such E-threat, the friends can be warned also directly. Another plus: safego is active even if not currently in Facebook user is logged in. The BitDefender security app is free download available at apps.facebook.com/bd-safego/. More information under. High resolution images can be obtained from. About BitDefender BitDefender is software developer, one of the industry's fastest and most efficient product lines internationally certified security software. Since the founding of the company in 2001, BitDefender has set new standards in the field of proactive protection against threats from the Internet. A related site: Blake Krikorian mentions similar findings. Every day, BitDefender protects tens of millions of private and business customers around the world and gives them the good feeling that your digital life is safe. BitDefender sells its security solutions in more than 100 countries through a global VAD and reseller network. More detailed information about BitDefender and BitDefender products are available in the press centre online. In addition, BitDefender provides background information and current news in the daily fight against threats from the Internet, in English at.