WARNING: Check your Facebook account to make sure your data is not at risk

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Tlou Legodi

163 days ago
WARNING: Check your Facebook account to make sure your data is not at risk Facebook. © burdun/123rf

About 14.3-million South Africa Facebook users have been hit by a data leak.

James Preston, executive editor of Africa's largest cryptocurrency news outlet, Global Crypto, has more.

Email is not a big problem because there is not a lot of information linked to it. But they can use the phone numbers to do SIM swaps.

James Preston, Executive editor - Global Crypto

I encourage all users with Facebook accounts to change banking details. The other option is to use burner accounts.

James Preston, Executive editor - Global Crypto

Facebook says they were not hacked. They have so much of our data that if people get into these databases we are compromised.

James Preston, Executive editor - Global Crypto

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This article first appeared on 702 : WARNING: Check your Facebook account to make sure your data is not at risk

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