Online Scammers Find Their Target in Social Media Platforms


Social media scam reports have seen a surge over the last few years in India. One in four cases of financial fraud reported in the country in 2020, were related to social media scams, according to data from the law enforcement. The recent reports of audio snooping on social networking app Clubhouse in February 2021 made it clear that apps like Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat or TikTok, can become breeding grounds for scammers. Based on his extensive research into scams on social media platforms, Satnam Narang, Staff Research Engineer – Tenable tries…

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