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600,000 Facebook Accounts Compromised Everyday

Facebook says that atleast 600,000 accounts are compromised everyday. To solve this huge privacy issue, Facebook may bring Trusted Friends verification in place to address it. Trusted Friends verification actually sends link or confirmation text message to your friends whom you have marked as Trusted. Once they confirmed your profile and request through that verification link, you will get your new facebook password. Facebook has named this as “Guardian Angels” who will protect your facebook account.

facebook security600,000 accounts per day is quite too high in numbers which is like 1 facebook account compromised in just 140 milli seconds. That is almost equal to blink of an eye.

Sophos have published an article recently in its blog with more statistics and ideas that facebook is planning, to secure facebook accounts in coming days.

About the Author: Robin C

Security Consultant, Engineer, Technology Enthusiast and Blogger.

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