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Facebook Marketplace users’ stolen data offered for sale

February 15, 2024 - Personal data belonging to 200,000 Facebook Marketplace users has been published online, including email addresses and phone numbers.

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Facebook fatal accident scam still rages on

February 7, 2024 - We look at a scam campaign on Facebook that continues to do the rounds, and how you can recover your compromised account.

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“I’ll miss him so much” Facebook scam uses BBC branding to lure victims

January 16, 2024 - We found a Facebook scam that aims to redirect victims to sites promoting PUPs, adware, or other fraudulent sites.

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Facebook introduces another way to track you – Link History

January 4, 2024 - Facebook has announced it will roll out a new option called Link History to mobile users around the world. What does that mean?

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Meta is using your public Facebook and Instagram posts to train its AI

October 3, 2023 - Post anything publicly on Facebook and Instagram? Meta has likely been using those posts to train its AI, according to the...

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Threat Intelligence

Facebook clickbait leads to money scam for users

June 7, 2023 - Online criminals are notorious for lurking on social media sites and tricking users into visiting malicious links. We recently observed a scheme where Facebook users are clicking...

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News

US Facebook users can now claim Cambridge Analytica settlement cash

April 21, 2023 - US-based Facebook users can now claim a piece of the enormous settlement payment by Meta, Facebook’s parent company, over the Cambridge Analytica scandal....

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Avoid this “lost injured dog” Facebook hoax

April 18, 2023 - Facebook users are advised to be wary of posts involving injured dogs receiving treatment at a vet surgery, or pets sitting...

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News | Privacy

New tool allows you to opt out of Facebook’s targeted advertising

April 6, 2023 - After Meta (Facebook and Instagram) switched the legal basis for targeting advertising from automatic consent to opt-out, privacy watchdog noyb has...

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Bogus Chat GPT extension takes over Facebook accounts

March 27, 2023 - If you’re particularly intrigued by the current wave of interest in AI, take care. There’s some bad things lurking in search engine results...

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