3 Social Media Scams

Apr 12, 2022

Be on alert for investment, romance, and online shopping scams to make the most of social media safely and securely.

Jenny Blaine, Security Analyst with UMN's Twin Cities Office Information Technology (OIT), explained in an April 11, 2022 email to [email protected]:

Social media is a fantastic way to communicate, share, and have fun with others; it is also a low-cost way for cyber criminals to trick and take advantage of millions of people. The April 2022 edition of the "OUCH!" newsletter covers helpful tips on how to best defend yourself from falling victim to the top three social media scams.

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