That is true, and Facebook deserves credit for building in privacy controls. Unfortunately, many of the billion-ish Facebook users aren't aware of, or don't properly use the security and privacy controls--so everything they post on the social network will be easily discoverable by cyber criminals.
Horan clarifies, "From a hacker's perspective, the data was already there and subject to target an attack, but this new feature makes it easier for attackers to collect similar targets for a more customized attack."
"If you thought the level of spam and phishing scams on Facebook couldn't possibly get worse, I have bad news for you. We ain't seen nuthin' yet," warns Storms.
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