TikTok kid schools IT about scam apps

User education: It works. That’s the “lesson about lessons” from this week’s TikTok security scare. The video-clip-sharing app was home to (ahem) “influencers,” promoting malicious apps aimed at children. And it was a child who reported the apps—leading to takedowns by Google and Apple. The 12-year-old in question recognized the abuse because she’d been educated about the problem.

Link: TikTok kid schools IT about scam apps
via techbeacon.com

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