Protecting Seniors From Social Media Fraud

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I read a great piece just published from AARP.

Fifty-plus and on Facebook? You’re in great company—64 percent of online adults ages 50 to 64 use Facebook, as do almost half of those 65 and older. But among social media fans and followers, there is fraud. “Phishing” scams—in which criminals try to collect your credit card numbers, log-in credentials and other information in order to steal your identity—have more than doubled in the past year, reports social media security company Proofpoint.



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