Today we will help you to check if your account has been compromised by hackers from the recent Facebook data breach. In the latest news, millions of Facebook accounts are available on the dark web. You should double check if your account is one of them. Please click the link below to check if your account has been compromised.
After that, scroll down and check the message something like this…
If you saw the exact message like the image above then your account is safe! If not, please secure your Facebook account by renewing your access tokens. How to do it? Check out the other blog on how you can renew your access tokens in order to have more control on your Facebook security.
In the separate article, you will learn how to secure your Facebook account from account takeovers and phishing attack vectors.
What is account takeovers?
In Facebook security, an account takeover is a form of identity theft which is a hacker will use the stolen identity to use it in an illegal transaction online. For example, a Facebook hacker choose the account takeover as an attack vector to access a celebrity account. Since the target is celebrity our Facebook hacker by example has the required information to be able to do the attack vector. We all know that celebrities are also known as public figures. Our Facebook hacker might have the credentials of that celebrity and can easily access the account silently.
What is a phishing attack?
In Facebook security, phishing attack vectors are the most common and yet effective nowadays. It is a type of social engineering attack which you’re going to trick your target with a fake login page to get the credentials and make it look legit for a normal innocent end user.
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