The anatomy of a Facebook account heist

December 4th, 2023 Posted by Life and Culture, Security & Surveillance, Small and Medium-Sized Businesses (SMBs), Technology 0 thoughts on “The anatomy of a Facebook account heist”

“Be careful; the recent surge in Facebook account hacks can be devastating.”

Glenn Baruck, The eDot Family of Companies

The recent surge in Facebook account hijacking sheds light on the evolving tactics employed by hackers, particularly in Vietnam. Vox’s investigative report by award-winning journalist Amanda Florian exposes the disturbing trend of cybercriminals targeting Meta accounts for financial gain. Victims like Jessica Sems share harrowing experiences of losing access to their accounts, facing the aftermath of identity theft, and struggling to regain control. As the article unveils the anatomy of these Facebook heists orchestrated by an underground network, it underscores the urgent need for individuals to fortify their online security measures and raises questions about the accountability of major tech companies in safeguarding user data.

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