Atlanta, Ga. (PRWEB) December 10, 2013
Identity Theft Protection brand, Protect The Bubble, received recognition for the advertising campaign ProtectYourProfile.org this fall. The site claimed a gold MarCom 2013 honor for the realistic simulation of the computer hacker breaching a consumer’s information off their own Facebook account.
This was element of Protect The Bubble’s advertising mission to educate customers regarding how effortless it really is for thieves to access info that’s accessible about a typical Facebook account page. Not just does it show how easy it’s, however ProtectYourProfile.org furthermore illustrates how the unlawful may use the info against we.
Many people commit a big element of their existence to online escapades. With Internet access, you connect with persons about social media websites, post family images, share individual changes or create online purchases. But, with this potential comes a certain set of risks. For instance, whenever somebody posts images or their active place they are sharing sensitive information regarding their existence which may be damaging when utilized by the incorrect individual.
Here are several strategies to raise awareness:
Exclude significant individual info from the social media profiles. Details like the telephone quantity, address, children’s age or school may all present techniques for hackers to glean more knowledge. Additionally, make sure to safeguard the passwords about all social media websites.
Check the social media confidentiality settings. Change all Facebook settings to “Friends Only” for all posts for a more secure profile. Facebook usually makes changes to these settings plus will even reset the secure settings.
Watch a phone’s confidentiality settings. Turning the GPS place settings to “off” will moreover keep a family’s whereabouts more private.
Monitor the send. Be about alert to anything suspicious inside the send, like pre-approved credit cards plus alternative financial has.
To try the realistic simulation of just what it may resemble when a hacker got access to a Facebook account, Protectyourprofile.org or observe a movie of a actual simulation about YouTube. For more info regarding identity theft security, see ProtectYourBubble.com.
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