What Social Networks/Apps Are Trending WIth BC Youth (2013)

What Social Networks and App’s Are Trending With B.C. Youth (2013)   Last year I published an article on our Blog called, “What Social Networks and App’s Are Trending with B.C. Youth” that can be located here: http://thedigitalsheepdog.ca/what-social-networks-and-apps-are-trending-with-b-c-youth/   In that article I stated in the last paragraph, “What’s trending today when it comes to

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How Criminals Target Facebook

Given that approximately 20% of Facebook users have been exposed to malware, and that over 600,000 accounts are hacked almost daily, www.247Wallst.com release an article that they called “9 Ways That A Criminal Uses Facebook” that we should all be aware of, and that I share with you here:   •    HACKING ACCOUNTS: Common tools used to complete a

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23 Of The Most Popular Social Networking Scams

1. Profile Viewers and Profile Blockers: These scams promise to show you who has been looking at your profile or who has blocked you from theirs. NONE of these apps work. Facebook doesn’t give the developers access to the data required to create them.   2.  Free iPads & iPhones: Don’t be fooled by messages stating you can test

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Social Spam

Being involved in law enforcement for the past 26yrs has given me some insight into the criminal element.  The criminal, although a lazy animal, is very astute to preying upon human behavior, such as curiosity, utilizing  the art of “Social Engineering”.  Just like the real world, the cyber criminal is now turning to the same

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Social Network Habituation And Why We Need To Listen; It Could Save A Life

In an earlier post I spoke about becoming a digital “White Hatter”http://www.personalprotectionsystems.ca/the-digital-sheepdog/a-by-product-of-reality.html and how important it is for all of us who use Social Media to act as “gatekeepers” or “digital first responders” when we see a friend, students or even a stranger who is digitally reaching out for help.  Very recently a blog posting was

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