Over the past few weeks, Instagram social media users have been enjoying the ‘Add your own’ sticker feature, which is usually used to share fun activities and moments with citizens. It was shared by internet users via “Add yours” download via Instagram Story.
Unknowingly, simple questions asked on the “Add Yours” sticker such as “variations of nicknames”, “age differences with spouse”, to “where to live” actually lead to the leakage of personal data.
For example, the Twitter account @ditamoechtar_ which shares the story of a friend who was called by a phisher. The author names the person using a narrow nickname.
To avoid such things, here are things you don’t need to understand when sharing news or following trends on social media. social engineering terms.
Or groups to do something or send information voluntarily. Not only on social media, this mode can be done on any communication service. Most of the time, this is done over the phone where criminals pretend to be customer service staff or company finances.
They usually request personal data or send a link to a messaging application or email after being seen by the owner of the personal data the data is misused.
What should be avoided from sharing on social networks or other channels of mass communication?