Ed’s Crash Facebook Diet

If Facebook has replaced your phone to stay in touch, beware.


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September 6, 2021

How do you know when you’ve been hacked? What happens when you lose control of an account, but don’t see any other unusual activity? Is it a mistyped password, or a hacker simply biding their time?

On this week’s episode, we speak with Ed, who found himself locked out of his Facebook account but saw no other indication of foul play. That is, until he noticed an unfamiliar email address attached to his account…

Also discussed: Remote access trojans and phony ransomware.

 



About the Hosts

Adam Levin is the former Director of Consumer Affairs for the State of New Jersey, serial entrepreneur and author of Swiped, which he wrote with his sidekick, writer and cyber mensch, Beau Friedlander. With expert commentary from Travis “Here’s What Actually Happened” Taylor, the show gets everything sorted out—or not—but either way you’re going to have a great time. Something weird happen to you? We’ve got your back.

Credits

What the Hack with Adam Levin is a production of Loud Tree Media in collaboration with Larj Media.

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