The Tips for Social Networking Safety
Zuyenok, I. І.
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The Internet is definitely not secure. Most of us have ever encountered security problems in the social networks. The most common troubles arising in the network are: the issues of confidentiality, hacking and stealing passwords and potential problems in the workplace. Some tips how to deal with these problems are given in this paper. When posting information about yourself in social media, anyone must be prepared that a large number of people all over the world can see it. Thus, your private life becomes public. Even if you take all the measures for your personal information protection from people you don’t know, these attempts, may be useless as there are many hacker programs that help to select passwords for popular websites and hack them. Moreover, people face potential problems in the workplace because of social networks use. For example, you can post information about colleagues or your boss that can be interpreted as a disclosure of confidential information, discrediting you in the eyes of the company, that may lead to serious consequences.