Facebook is a great way of keeping in touch with friends. However, you need to be very careful about the type of information that you reveal… just in case it falls into the wrong hands.
Internet Security tips – to help you use Facebook more safely
With cybercriminals using a wide range of financial scams in order to try to steal money – and criminals also making bogus ‘friend requests’ in order to capture personal information – it’s wise to be careful in how you use Facebook. Here are a few Facebook security tips to help keep you safe:
Verify every Facebook contact
Make sure that the person you’re talking to… really is the person you think they are. Try to verify their identity.