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Do You Know the Real Facebook From a Fake One?

By September 2, 2011

Ed Bott from ZDnet.com has posted a very interesting article regarding people's ability to discern real e-mail from Facebook versus a phishing attempt. This may look innocent enough, but considering that corporate America is moving more and more towards social media for networking opportunities, this could seriously impact your company if the person who maintains your Facebook presence is not aware of this.

Think about this, the employee who maintains your Facebook page falls for one of the phishing e-mails. The phisher steals the userid and password for your corporate Facebook page. Once in the hands of the bad guys, the damage they can do to your corporate Facebook page and to your company's reputation may be irreparable. So take the time now and make sure your marketing person, or whoever maintains your social media presence, is aware of these scams. Teach them how to recognize legitimate e-mail from Facebook versus bogus ones.

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September 8, 2011 at 12:15 am
(1) Venkatesh R says:

Teach them how to recognize legitimate e-mail from Facebook versus bogus ones.

Please write more on the above mentioned line.

Thanks

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