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Social Media Security: How Can Your Facebook Account Get Hacked?
Author: Kaitlyn Partington Category: B2B, B2C, E-commerce & Retail, Marketing, Nonprofit, Social Media & Digital Date: September 29, 2016
In case you watched the Presidential debate on Monday, September 26th, then you’ll know that cybersecurity was a hot topic of debate. This comes at a time when some of the most “secure” government websites and systems have supposedly been hacked by either another country, a professional hacker, or possibly a 400 pound guy from his bed.
Regardless of who is doing the hacking, it is possible to not only have your e-mails hacked, but also your social media accounts; specifically, there are a number of different ways that your Facebook account can get hacked by hackers. Even though this may not seem like a big deal, it can actually cause damage not only to your computer, but can access private information from you or cause damage or viruses to your Facebook friends’ accounts. Here is a great infographic from TopTenSelect that outlines the ten different ways that your Facebook account can get hacked.