The social media has turn into an important aspect of daily life but users require to be informed of what and how much they share on websites like Facebook which may be used by harmful online hackers.
Those users who use the name of their household pets as password for their social media account should try and avoid showing it online and a latest research by Google showed that 1 in 6 users use their pet’s name as password.
One more of such social media shares which make a tight no-no is one’s mother’s maiden name, which is a safety question asked by a bank and users who have their family members added in their social media account should keep their level of privacy high in order to prevent any hacking.
Apart from mother’s maiden name, safety question related to first school joined can also be used as a potential tool for hacking into one’s account.
The review said that exposing one’s birth date is similarly sensitive to be put online and if somebody wants to reveal, they must not mention the year.
Next comes announcing the web world about one’s trip out of town or display of costly things which might be of interest to robbers or an active GPS.