10 Concerts Facebook Quiz Could Be Security Threat

Are you addicted to those little quizzes that make their way around Facebook? Have you listed 10 concerts you recently attended and asked your "friends" to figure out the ONE you really HAVEN'T seen? Then you're a prime candidate for having personal information stolen via hackers.

Every time you post personal information, you're inviting a midlevel threat to your privacy online, according to experts. They cautioned you could be reveling too much about a your background which could be handing over answers to security question's like "name the first concert you attended." A lot of banking and brokerage websites ask these types of questions to verify your identity.

Those harmless quizzes can reveal specifics when answered. Hackers can find out about a person's upbringing, pet names, first concerts etc. Your intentions are to "share" with your friends, but you never know who is accessing this information without your consent. 

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credit source: NY TIMES 

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