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How do celebrity blogger stay safe from hackers?

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2 years ago#1
I always wondered how celebrity blogger managed to stay safe? Do they just use regular protection programs like Norton or Kasper or just subscribe to companies like Lifelock? I mean, for example, don't they worry that they their PC might be hacked and their bank card info might get stolen? Or do they just use two PCs for example to separate their blogging and personal needs?
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2 years ago#2
I remember when some guy guessed the president's twitter password and was sent to jail.
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2 years ago#3
Actually celebrities have PR guys to do it most of the time. But celebrity bloggers and youtubers? No idea.
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2 years ago#4
It's really not that easy to get hacked if you know what you are doing. Most exploits nowadays are client side, so unless they go out of their way to click on fishy things it is unlikely they will have personal data stolen.
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2 years ago#5
what does norton have to do with protecting your blog password?

your twitter password is upto twitter, nothing to do with your computer, dont use 1234 as your password.

and if you are an identity thief, going after a celebrity is a pretty terrible choice, since its probably incredibly easy to prove where they were and they likely have a dedicated accountant
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2 years ago#6
Okay, I think i should have made it more clear. By celebrity I don't really mean people like Kim Kardashian (and yes, people like her have her PR do it for her) but I "youtube celebrity" type or a video game industry blogger.
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2 years ago#7
refer to what I said.
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2 years ago#8
About 90% of the time, 'hacking incidents' involving celebrities are because of social engineering and phishing.
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