Facebook. Everyone is talking about it these days, and the scandal about Cambridge ***** ytica firm harvesting personal data taken from millions of this social media channel without users’ consent.
It’s still the most popular social media network where everyone is active and use it on a daily basis to keep in touch with friends and colleagues. Unfortunately, it has become also the perfect place for online scammers to find their victims.
Just imagine your account being hacked by a cyber criminal and gaining access to your close friends and family. Nobody wants that!
Since it is so important for your privacy and online security, you should be very careful in protecting your personal online accounts just the way you protect your banking or email account.
Facebook security wise, these tips might help you stay away from these online scams:
- Do not accept friend requests from people you don’t know
- Do not share your password with others
- When log in, use two-factor authentication
- Avoid connecting to public and free Wi-Fi networks
- Keep your browser and apps updated
- Add an additional layer of security and use a proactive cyber security software.
To enhance your online privacy, I recommend reading our full guide onFacebook security and privacy.