Infographic: Which is the most secure Social Networking Site?

Facebook is undoubtedly the most popular social networking site and is therefore the one which most scamsters want to target. Based on this Infographic, you might want to decide which social site to stay away from.

This Infographic from ZoneAlarm ranks 8 most popular social sites according to their privacy settings and also illustrates the 4 top scam attacks of 2010, including Koobface and the Dislike scam.


Click on the image to see the full version.

The conclusion? Facebook is the most secure social site as of date. Although it allows even 13 year olds to create their accounts, the personalized privacy settings gives one many ways to harden its security.

Go here if you are looking for more ways to harden your Facebook security.

Via ZoneAlarm.

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  1. Victor

    What is the point in evaluating and ranking site security according security setting? You can set Facebook to the detail but it does not change the fact the Facebook is the most dangerous site and no wander if you know something about Facebook founder. I found this article manipulative and misleading. I would advice Microsoft to stay away from Facebook as anybody who has anything to do with Facebook is not usually perceived in a good way. People could start having doubt about either Microsoft credibility or mental health or its people…

  2. Benevolent711

    I agree with your explanation, however, I believe everyone should thoroughly read Facebooks terms of service, under the section explaining what Facebook does with your data. If this is read in full detail, any user can see that Facebook is the least secure social networking site in existence. They sell your data to the highest bidding “customer”. And Facebook users agree to this when they sign up.

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