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Attacks on Facebook: Public Awareness, Actions and Prevention

IJCA Proceedings on Leveraging Information Technology for Inter-Sectoral Research
© 2019 by IJCA Journal
ICAIM 2017 - Number 3
Year of Publication: 2019
Angha Baikar
Sanketkumar Dave
Vinita Gaikwad

Angha Baikar, Sanketkumar Dave and Vinita Gaikwad. Article: Attacks on Facebook: Public Awareness, Actions and Prevention. IJCA Proceedings on Leveraging Information Technology for Inter-Sectoral Research ICAIM 2017(3):11-11, February 2019. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Angha Baikar and Sanketkumar Dave and Vinita Gaikwad},
	title = {Article: Attacks on Facebook: Public Awareness, Actions and Prevention},
	journal = {IJCA Proceedings on Leveraging Information Technology for Inter-Sectoral Research},
	year = {2019},
	volume = {ICAIM 2017},
	number = {3},
	pages = {11-11},
	month = {February},
	note = {Full text available}


Social networking websites such as Facebook, Twitter, Myspace, Google+, and LinkedIn are the popular social sites. Facebook is the most popular social networking site. Facebook is the most common platform to communicate with their other friends, family and share thoughts, photos, videos and lots of information. That is why Facebook has become a platform for cybercriminals and cybercrime. cybercriminals exploit sensitive and personal information through social engineering and reverse social engineering. Users are unaware of the privacy risks involved when they share their sensitive information on the social network sites. How to keep social networking sites more secure and more private are the challenges that have been a concern for every user.


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