Why do criminals want my messages?
Our dedicated readers know that we’re serious about social media security. It seems like we’ve covered social media from virtually all angles. Social media security has been continuously criticized by identity protection and security industry experts. As such, mobile messaging services within these platforms – like Facebook Messenger and Direct Message – are also catching heat.
Since 2008, sites like Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter, and even LinkedIn have begun adding mobile messaging features to their platforms. With billions of people using mobile messaging apps every day, understanding the social environment of these platforms and what to look for can help you better secure your sensitive information while using these apps.
Follow us through Part 1 of our Mobile Messaging series to learn how to determine if a messaging app is protecting your sensitive data.