‘10 concerts’ facebook meme may reveal more than musical tastes

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it’s all fun and games until someone’s password security question gets hacked.a meme making the rounds on facebook asks users to list 10 concerts — nine they’ve attended and a fabricated one — and invites others to identify the fake one.but the post — “10 concerts i’ve been to, one is a lie” — might also be an invitation to a mid-level threat to your online privacy and security, experts said.the meme, which surged in popularity this week, is the kind of frivolous distraction that makes up social media interactions, similar to other viral memes, such as the ice bucket challenge.privacy experts cautioned it could reveal too much about a person’s background and preferences and sounds like a security question — name the first concert you attended — that you might be asked on a banking, brokerage or similar website to verify your identity.michael kaiser, executive director of the national cyber security alliance, said friday that the meme poses a moderate security risk, adding that not every website relied on a security question about a person’s first concert.he said the greater danger is what such a list might broadly reveal through social engineering. it co......

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