Try to Google yourself. Do you see your Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram accounts?

Minimizing your social media presence and the information you post and share online can protect you against hackers, cyberstalking, and identity thieves. These cyberstalkers can use your personal information found in these public social media profiles to take advantage of you.

Trend Micro Antivirus helps protect your social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn) to reduce this risk.

Check your social network account for privacy risks on Mac

Trend Micro Privacy Scanner checks and gives recommendations to your privacy settings on your social media accounts to ensure your personal information stays private and protected.

Here's how to do it:

Add Trend Micro Toolbar in Google Chrome

  1. Open Google Chrome.
  2. Visit this link to get the Trend Micro Toolbar that includes the Privacy Scanner:
  3. Click Add to Chrome to download the Trend Micro Toolbar.
  4. Click Add Extension when Add "Trend Micro Toolbar for Mac" confirmation window appears.

    Check Social Network Privacy Google Chrome

Add Trend Micro Toolbar in Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Go to the Mozilla Firefox Menu , then click this notification:

    Firefox Add-ons under Firefox Menu

  3. Click Enable to start the Trend Micro Toolbar.

Use Privacy Scanner to check for privacy risks

  1. Click the Trend Micro Toolbar icon, then click Check social network privacy.

    Check Social Network Privacy Google Chrome

  2. Choose which Social Networking Site that you want to check, then click Sign In:
    • Twitter
    • Facebook
    • LinkedIn

    Sign in to check your privacy Trend Micro Privacy Scanner

What to do if your Social Media Account got hacked

Visit the link below depending on what Social Media account you have for the next steps to take in case your account is hacked:

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