Cyber Threat – Social Login Attacks

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Staying aware of threats is part of any good crisis management plan

Social logins, where you use your Facebook, Twitter, Google or other social media accounts to log into apps and platforms around the web, have quickly become a norm. After all, with the mile-long list of passwords and key codes we’re all walking around holding in our heads it seems a boon to be able to use one login for several different sites around the web.

Unfortunately, as we see so often when something is more “convenient”, there are also serious security flaws with the social login system. IBM’s X-Force researchers discovered such a flaw associated with LinkedIn, and explained the issue in a three-minute YouTube video which is well worth watching by everyone in your organization:

New web risks are constantly being uncovered, and part of your crisis management efforts should include staying up on the latest discoveries and dangers. That way you can avoid the issues you can, and prepare for those you can’t, keeping your organization safe from harm.

The BCM Blogging Team

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