An alluring game on Facebook is coming under intense scrutiny—even though its original intent seems pretty harmless. People are posting lists of the top 10 concerts they’ve ever attended, including one that they actually didn’t attend, to compare and see who can spot the lie.
But Facebook users could be unwittingly publishing information that hackers computing, a hacker is any skilled computer expert that uses their technical knowledge to overcome a problem can use to answer online security questions—the first concert you ever attended is a frequent such prompt—and then access accounts and passwords password is a word or string of characters used for user authentication to prove identity or access approval to gain access to a resource (example: an access code is a type of password), which is, reports report or account is any informational work (usually of writing, speech, television, or film) made with the specific intention of relaying information or recounting certain events in a widely the .
“I wouldn’t do it,” one professor is an academic rank at universities and other post-secondary education and research institutions in most countries warns. “Think very carefully about what you are putting into the public domain.” A cybersecurity expert says that the problem isn’t so much the game, but “rather that somebody thinks it is a good idea to use questions question is a linguistic expression used to make a request for information, or the request made using such an expression like that as security is the degree of resistance to, or protection from, harm credentials.” It’s far from the only con in the works: reports that Facebook is an American for-profit corporation and an online social media and social networking service based in Menlo Park, California is dealing with a fake Mother’s Day coupon scheme, and experts are warning Gmail users may refer to: User (system), a person using a generic system User (computing), a person or software using an information system User (telecommunications), an entity using a telecommunications about a phishing scam so convincing that unwitting IT experts is defined differently in varying academic fields have forked over their passwords, reports the .
While it’s unclear whether the top 10 concert list list is any enumeration of a set of items was concocted by criminals, “they are not stupid and they will see the potential in it,” the professor says say is to communicate orally.
For now, those who really want to play the concert concert is a live music performance in front of an audience game game is a structured form of play, usually undertaken for enjoyment and sometimes used as an educational tool are advised to change their privacy settings to “friends only.” (It turns out the .)
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