Three Google+ Features We Badly Miss

Google+ is finally gone with a message “thank you for making Google+ such a special place.” Indeed it was home to many with over 395 million monthly active users, according to Dustin Stout. Earlier last year, Google announced the doomsday (2nd April) for Google Plus, on the aftermath of a serious data breach that exposed personal data of some million users. Let’s look at three Google+ features that we badly miss.

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Fake News: Can We Not Forward Everything?

According to Quartz, nearly 37% of WhatsApp forwarded messages are either scam or are meant to scare people for fun. Today, social media platforms have become a place where an individual finds his voice and can express himself for who he is. Somewhere in between, technology has set the stage for troublemakers who love to spread rumours and fake news that can destroy someone’s life.

Either knowingly or unknowingly, we are responsible for it, too.

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Dangers of Social Engineering | Cybersecurity Basics

Consider this – whenever you think of the term “hacking” or hear about different cyber-attacks, the first image that may pop in your mind is probably a guy in a black hoodie, sitting in a dark room, typing away in his laptop. Well, that is not how it works in the real world. This is where social engineering comes into the picture. Social engineering is nothing new though, it dates back to the infamous Trojan Horse that leads to the fall of Troy, but is often overlooked due to lack of awareness.

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