What are the security implications of having a social networking account compromised?

The security implications are-

  • Loss of private information
  • Loss of sensitive personal information – leading to blackmail, embarrassment
  • Data collected for social engineering
  • Danger of children’s pictures being sold in the dark web for unethical reasons
  • Being locked out of your own account
  • Account take over – where a malicious user could post under your name
  • Identity theft