Scammers can fool you online by either producing fake accounts and trying to 'friend' you or even 'hack' into your account to gain access to your information by exploiting security weaknesses on devices.
You can get back on track by following the tips outlined in the below links:
- If your Facebook page has been compromised: Facebook information to re-secure your account.
- If your Twitter account has been hijacked: Twitter information on how to re-secure your page.
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Social media security tips
Further information and instructions on Facebook security are available from:
IDCare is Australia and New Zealand’s national identity and cyber support service. They provide professional, free and anonymous support to members of the community who believe their personal information has been put at risk in any way (online or physical).
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