A dangerous new Facebook hack made that comes about by an account verification process and accepting friend requests from people you do not know!

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Speaking with some “not so nice” hackers tonight brought to light a scary vulnerability associated with Facebook accounts. We’ve all received friend requests from people we didn’t know, whether it’s a super model, a famous athlete or just a random person, we’ve all seen them before. Well these requests may not be as benign as they appear to be, and here’s a serious question for you: Have you ever received a friend request from someone who only had an unknown friend in common? If so, then this REALLY applies to you. Facebook “troll” accounts are very common and they can easily rack up hundreds, even thousands of friends by just uploading some random profile pictures found through Google Image searches and spamming people with friend requests. These accounts can look very real but sometimes their intent is an entirely malicious social engineering tactic.

Facebook released a new security option a few…

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About Soumya
A technology enthusiast, forever enamored by all that it hath wrought and of course here is an attempt at making sense of it all and perhaps simplifying it!

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