IronKey recommends banks use Twitter to alert customers of scams

Last week IronKey announced a few simple steps banks can take to help prevent customers falling for e-mail scams.

What IronKey recommend,

  1. Create and verify a Twitter account.
  2. Advertise it so people know about it!
  3. Use it to promptly let customers know about scams, as well as other helpful security advice.

Dave Jevans, of IronKey said

“By using Twitter to publicise Internet security threats, banks can warn customers instantaneously, without sending them e-mails which could themselves be construed as malicious phishing attempts.”

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