Hackers Hit Facebook


Ryan Hauer

     In Kiev, Ukraine, there was a pair of hackers that used seemingly innocent online quizzes and surveys to get into private Facebook user data. They lured Facebook users with titles like “What Does Your Eye Color Say About You,” and “What Greek God Are You Based On Your Zodiac Sign.” When clicking to the website, the user would be asked to install a browser extension. The hackers then used the browser extension to pose as the user. The quizzes were to originally target Russian and Ukrainian speakers, allegedly. You should always be careful when going online because people are out there finding new ways to get into your personal data. You should install a certified protective browser, or some way to help protect your data.