Not only is oversharing a social annoyance, it can also be a huge security risk. Cyber attacks and stolen information has increased more than 70% over 2013 and 47% of all US adults had their personal data exposed by hacking attacked the following year. Hackers are getting smarter and are using more targeted attacks to reach your information through malware-laced emails and spear phishing with a personalized smokescreen.
Are you making it easier for criminals to steal your information? In honor of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, enjoy this infographic from digitalguardian on how oversharing could lead to breached accounts and what you can do to protect yourself.

Irfan Ahmad

Hi, I’m a blogger, social media savvy and graphic designer from Haripur, Pakistan. My favorite food: infographic.

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