Here’s our latest Naked Security Live talk, discussing IM scams and how to avoid them, as well as giving you some pointers on how to think like a scammer and thereby stay one step ahead.
Don’t forget that receiving a message from a friend’s account doesn’t always mean your friend actually sent the message – if their account has been hacked, then it could be a crook using your friend’s name to trick you.
Don’t be in too much of a hurry to click: as carpenters like to say, “Measure twice, cut once.”
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Don’t forget that these talks are streamed weekly on our Facebook page, where you can catch us live every Friday.
We’re normally on air between 18:00 and 19:00 UK time (late morning/early afternoon in North America).
Just keep an eye on the @NakedSecurity Twitter feed or check our Facebook page on Fridays to find out the time we’ll be live.
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