has released a free guide on how to stay secure while on Facebook. While the
guide is geared toward users, the tips can still be applied to professional
usage as well for fraud
friend people you know.
a good password and use it only for Facebook.
share your password.
your password on a regular basis for increased knowledge-based
your personal information only with people and companies that need it.
into Facebook only once each session. If it looks like Facebook is asking
you to log in a second time, skip the links and directly type
www.facebook.com into your browser address bar.
a one-time password when using someone else’s computer.
out of Facebook after using someone else’s computer.
secure browsing whenever possible.
download apps from sites you trust.
your anti-virus software updated.
your browser and other applications up to date.
paste script (computer code) in your browser address bar.
browser add-ons like Web of Trust and Firefox’s NoScript to keep your
account from being hijacked.
of “goofy” posts from anyone, even friends. If it looks like
something your friend wouldn’t post, don’t click on it.
might hack your friends’ accounts and send links from their accounts.
Beware of enticing links coming from your friend