Is Facebook Post 'Please be careful some hackers have found something new' a Hoax?
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Please be careful: some hackers have found something new. They take your profile picture and your name and create a new FB account. Then they ask your friends to add them. Your friends think it is you, so they accept. From that moment on they can say and post whatever they want under your name.
Please don't accept a second friendship demand from me, I have only one account.
Copy this on your wall to keep others informed.
ALERT: If you get a friend request from someone you are already friends with including me DO NOT FRIEND THEM!! Two of my friends this morning, have been Hacked!!
Profile Cloning is using someone’s publicly shared information (profile picture, photos, name) to duplicate or clone that person's profile or account, in an attempt to trick that person’s friends into accepting a bogus friend request.
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Click here to learn more about “Profile Cloning”.
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