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"Friends don’t let friends get spied on.' – Richard Stallman, President of the Free Software Foundation and longtime advocate of privacy in technology.

Thieves use Facebook Tricks to Steal Your Money

Here is another reason to avoid Facebook: Polish internet swindlers have cooked up an elaborate scam that involves taking over your Facebook profile to ransack your bank account and swiftly transfer the stolen funds to anonymous Bitcoin wallets.

The hackers rely on well-known malware and phishing techniques to exfiltrate login credentials and obtain access to Facebook accounts. Once an account has been breached, the attackers proceed to inspect the user’s chat history and target individuals close to the account owner.

You can read all the details in an article in the TNW web site at:

Categories: Online Privacy & Security

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