Facebook page hijacking locks out original admins [VIDEO]

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

As you can see in the following video, it’s easier to hijack a Facebook page than you would expect, because of sloppy security from the social network.

The question is – will Facebook do anything about it?

Facebook pages are an important part of many business’s marketing activities. Brands such as Coca-Cola, Victoria’s Secret and Starbucks have millions of Facebook fans signed-up to their pages.

Even more impressively, Lady Gaga has a jaw-dropping 43 million fans on the social network.. and rising.

So it’s clear that Facebook pages are an enormously effective way for firms and celebrities to…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

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