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Be careful about children posts

Parents and grandparents should be careful about sharing photographs of children on social media.

Barclays Bank notes that these can allow people to know the child's date of birth, mother's maiden name and other security information. Even "likes" can suggest passwords. Pictures might reveal the name of a first pet.

There is evidence that fraudsters are stockpiling such data to use in perhaps 20 years time. [18.05]