Facebook Account Hack – What to do?

If you are receiving regular and unnecessary spam on your facebook wall either from nowhere or from one of your friends then there is a high possibility that either you or your friend have been affected by a Facebook phishing attack and your account security has been compromised. Here are some important steps which will help you to get rid of the phishing attack.

  1. Do not click on any link or URL in the received spam message.
  2. Just delete the span message from your Walls and Inbox immediately.
  3. Reset your Facebook password immediately.
  4. If your account has been disabled, contact Facebook User Operations Team (http://www.facebook.com/help.php?page=797).
  5. Scan your computer completely using reliable antivirus software.
  6. If your PC has been infected with malware or a virus, you can visit the Microsoft/ Apple Security websites for proper patches.
  7. Start using OpenDNS as your DNS servers which boasts of a very good anti-phishing engine that works ant it may also prevent you from getting phished on Facebook.

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