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Seven Deadliest Social Network Attacks by Richard Perez, Carl Timm

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CHAPTER           

Evil Twin Attacks

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Evil Twin Attacks Defined

Protecting Ourselves and the Ones We Love

So, how many friends do you have on Facebook, Twitter, or MySpace? More than likely you have quite a few. The question is, “How many of those friends are actually the people you think they are?” Initial response is probably “all of them.” Do you know that for certain? How do you know they are really the people they say they are?

One of the only methods to know that your friends are really “your friends” is to call them on the phone and talk to them before you accept their invite. So, if these people are not really your friends, who are they? That’s a simple answer: “No one really knows.” These people are ...

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