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Social Media Risks for SMBs

5.10.2010 by Lady Penelope

Despite Mark Zuckerberg's social media phenomenon being immortalised on the silver screen this month, the privacy and security concerns of Facebook et al are still the big news. According to a recent study by Panda Security, around a third of small and medium-sized businesses were infected with malware through social networking sites in July alone this year. Furthermore, the survey of 315 SMBs found that 35 per cent have suffered some financial loss as a result, with more than a third of the companies reporting losses in excess of $5,000. Perhaps unsurprisingly, considering that is was voted the most popular…