Louisianans Beware: Malicious Malware Attacking Facebook Accounts
In a recent press release, cybersecurity leader Bitdefender unveiled a disturbing revelation regarding the evolving tactics of cybercriminals on Facebook. The company's research has uncovered a new virus, known as NodeStealer, which poses a significant threat to the privacy and security of Facebook users.
Bitdefender's research highlights that the threat actors behind NodeStealer have extended their focus beyond just hijacking Facebook business accounts. They are now employing unique methods to target regular Facebook users, potentially compromising their personal data and online security.
To mitigate the risk of falling victim to such cyber threats, experts suggest following 5 essential cybersecurity practices:
1. Being selective with third-party applications
2. Using strong and unique passwords
3. Installing antivirus software
4. Enabling two-factor authentication
5. Utilizing a password management program.
With threats like NodeStealer emerging, it is crucial for Facebook users and internet users, in general, to remain informed and adopt best practices for online safety.