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Beware: Scammers Can Hack Your Facebook With This "Friend Request" Scam

Nowadays social media has become a major part of our lives. Also, security concerns around the social media accounts are also growing day by day. Cyber crime is rising every day, and more and more reports of hacking and identity theft from Facebook accounts are surfacing. 

Your Facebook account getting hacked could literally ruin your life, or you could be humiliated in front of all your friends and relatives by some embarrassing status updates. 

So, apply these ideas to your life and don't be a victim of scammers and hackers because prevention is always better than cure.

Beware: Scammers Can Hack Your Facebook With This 'Friend Request' Scam

Beware: Scammers Can Hack Your Facebook With This 'Friend Request' Scam

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Don't use same password for every website.

Don't use same password for every website.

If even one website content gets hacked, all your account can be accessed with that information, so use different passwords across various websites.

Change your privacy setting from public to friends.

Change your privacy setting from public to friends.

By this way, unknown people on Facebook won't be able to see your date of birth, hometown, or your school and other personal information.

Don't worry if you haven't changed your privacy setting. Do it now.

Don't worry if you haven't changed your privacy setting. Do it now.

Don't accept friend request from unknown people.

Don't accept friend request from unknown people.

Make sure that Facebook URL starts with HTTPS.

Make sure that Facebook URL starts with HTTPS.

Because HTTPS means extra security. Just HTTP without S at the end cannot be trusted anymore.

Be aware of fake Facebook security pages.

Be aware of fake Facebook security pages.

Never click on links they provide. That way they will get the login information of your account, and you know what happens next after they have your password.

Never login to unknown website via Facebook. 

Never login to unknown website via Facebook. 

Use Facebook login only when you trust that website. 

Be Sure, Be Safe.

Be Sure, Be Safe.

Share the useful information with your near and dear ones.

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