Facebook expands its safety program to journalists around the world

  • Source: Semana
  • December 3, 2021

"Facebook has begun to expand its Facebook Protect security program globally, which has led some users of the social network to see a notification urging their activation to continue using the account. The technology company that presented a couple ago years ago Facebook Protect, a security program designed to protect risk groups such as journalists, politicians or civil rights activists from 'hacks' and coordinated campaigns (...)

This month, some users have seen a notification inviting them to install Facebook Protect in order to continue using the social network, which is part of the global expansion of the program. People who are eligible to be part of this program, that is, that they are at risk of being 'hacked' by malicious actors, will receive a notification and must follow the steps required by the platform. Activating their account implements advanced security measures, such as two-step authentication, which seek to avoid third party access to sensitive information."

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