Internet Safety Awareness:
Social, Mobile and Messy
Internet Safety: Advocate, Symantec Corporation
Norton Internet Safety Social, Mobile, Messy
Marian Merritt, Norton Internet Safety Advocate
Cybercrime is a massive global problem
of online adults
have been hit
New forms of costly
What’s really going on with mobile?
Who here checked Facebook today?
Played Angry Birds or Candy Crush on a mobile device?
What you think you did
vs what actually happened in the background
FACEBOOK FRIEND LIST
OK, so I’ll be careful with apps
• , WiFi if not using
What’s going on with Social: advertising scams
WHAT YOU SEE
WHY THEY DO IT
And malicious social links
Bad Guys Want to Get Us to Click to:
Infect us with malware
Make us take bogus surveys to:
Gain information or
Sign us up for premium SMS services
Send spam to us and our friends
Ok, I’ll be careful in social networks and media
SAVVY ON COMPUTER, LESS SO ON MOBILE
EMAILS FROM PEOPLE
THEY DON’T KNOW
HAVE AT LEAST A BASIC
FREE ANTIVIRUS SOLUTION
AVOID STORING SENSITIVE
How often do we lose our
What are the chances of
getting your lost phone back?
What are the chances of your work and
personal information being looked at?
NEARLY ½ MOBILE USERS SLEEP WITH DEVICE
36% SAY THEIR COMPANY HAS NO POLICY ON
49% USE PERSONAL DEVICE FOR BOTH WORK
ONLINE FILE STORAGE BLURS WORK AND PLAY
Targeted attacks: Likely to get attacked?
Small or Medium
Who is most likely to be targeted in an attack?
Only 17% of targeted attacks directed at C-Level executives
thousands of industrial centers infiltrated