Do you have corporate social media accounts for your business?

If you use social media for business or personal use, applying simple security settings to your accounts could be all it takes to prevent your accounts being hacked. 🙌

Social media hacking takes place when someone takes control of your online accounts without permission, manipulates what’s posted, or uses your personal information for malicious purposes. ⚠️

If you are a business that is reliant upon using Facebook, Instagram and X (formerly known as Twitter) to generate revenue over social media, applying security settings could literally save you thousands.

Here at The South East Cyber Resilience Centre, we have worked with a number of businesses who have had their accounts hacked. Some victims are extorted for money, whilst others have their accounts used to send malicious links to their contacts. 🔗

📩One victim who had multiple email and social media accounts hacked paid over £2,000 to regain access to them. Another victim reported that her hacked Facebook account was used to trick her friends into sending money into a PayPal account they thought belonged to her.

To help keep you secure your social media accounts, here are some simple tips you can follow:

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