Facebook attack hackers

Facebook has announced it is stepping up efforts to detect when profiles are hacked.

Scams have been a “major issue” according to the website, which will use new methods to track unusual behaviour.

Name-verification, which will ask a user to identify images of several friends, is one method to be implemented to stop strangers accessing users’ accounts.

(Source: MediaGuardian)

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