Information Leakage Through Social Networking Websites Leads to Lack of Privacy and Identity Theft Security Issues

Social Networking Websites (SNW) such as Facebook, Orkut and Twitter etc., have gained more attractiveness in recent days. Because of its large number of usage, and large amount of information, they become a potential network for malicious users or attackers to exploit. Most of the social networking websites try to prevent those exploitations, but many malicious users or attackers are still able to overcome those security countermeasures by using different prevention techniques. Social network website end users may not be aware of such potential threats.

Provided by: International Scientific Research Organization for Science, Engineering and Technology Topic: Security Date Added: Jul 2013 Format: PDF

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