At first the posts are relatively harmless. Many Facebook users don’t see the issue with liking or sharing a post. After thousands of people catch on to the post, Facebook algorithms automatically identify the content as valuable and popular. The algorithm then floats the scam to the top of millions of newsfeeds around the world….
Where I will disagree with Doug though is when he says few people are talking about this. I have this conversation with clients, peers, and others, every single day, sometimes multiple times in a day.
Everyone is talking about it, but they aren’t talking about it in regards to email, rather it is within collaboration platforms like Teams and Slack where shared files are always links, and those links may be in a variety of locations.
Those linked files matter, but not in the same way an email attachment used it, and legal teams are going to have to understand all of that. Is your team ready?
Hint – be careful with your passwords. Fortunately, there are some fundamental things you can to do if you want your passwords to be secure: Change your passwords regularly – at least once a year. Don’t reuse old passwords – you’re going to have to make up a new one every time for every account….
Scott lays out a good argument for the apprenticeship system, something I’ve seen quite a few people across many fields making a case for. “Apprenticeships were, for a long time, the dominant way of learning professional skills. A master agrees to show you how to perform a useful skill. In exchange, he got a bunch…
“For example, hacking is much more prevalent now than it was even nine years ago,” he said. “Now, it seems unreasonable to think that a computer connected to the Web is immune from invasion.” As a result, Tor users “cannot reasonably expect” to be safe from hackers, he added. This is a bizarre train of…