Kim points out a critical Facebook flaw puts users at risk of phishing attacks

I don’t often quote or link to Kim Komando since she has so much screen spam, stalkers and predators on her web site. But this might be one of those times when the cure is better than the disease.

Kim says :

Here is a scenario that you need to watch out for. You’re logged into a social media site and click on a link that opens in a new window. Once you’re finished looking at the new page, you go back to the original window and the site says that you have been logged out.

You will be asked to log back in and once you do, you’ve been phished. The site that you just logged into is a malicious site.

This gives the cybercriminals your ID and password for the site you just logged out of.


Also see :

Kick off cybersecurity month by locking down your login

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