Thanks to those of you who have dropped me a line in the last week or so following this story on The Register, “Facebook Troll sends mob against Cluley.”
As the news story explains, some pumpkin-brain on Facebook thought it would be a good idea to create some controversial groups on the social-networking website and feed the flames by posting some inflammatory language. So far, so normal. But what this chap also did was decide to take one of my photographs and use it as his profile picture.
Inevitably, someone on Facebook recognised my picture, put two and two together, made five, and announced that I must be the person posting the nonsense onto the website. Furthermore, encouragements were posted to bombard both my own work email address and other email addresses at…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.