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Social media: The new Internet security battleground

Security expert Raj Samani of McAfee tells us what the main threats are to Internet users, and how you can protect yourself.

Raj tells us why cyber-attacks aren't necessarily an evil genius sitting in a bunker somewhere. Often they're just a guy trawling through your Facebook account.

He also lets us in on why it's almost impossible to protect yourself totally from social engineering, and what the "six levers" are that hackers use to make everyday users to do whatever they want.

Watch our exclusive interview to find out why social media is now the new vector of choice for sophisticated attackers looking for a better way to manipulate users, businesses and even financial markets.

For more related social media articles on ITProportal check out our article the social media conundrum which contains a comprehensive list of links on how to protect your social media offering and how to use social media effectively in business.