Your Facebook profile can lead to hacking of your online bank account

Last Updated: Jul 01, 2016, 15:16 PM IST
Your Facebook profile can lead to hacking of your online bank account

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Are you an avid Facebook user or boast of a long friend list on the social media site? Then you need to be careful while sharing your information on your Facebook page.

Not only accepting friend request from strangers, but also sharing personal information on Facebook can land you in soup like result in hacking of your online bank account.

This is how it happens: A hacker can get your name name and email address and phone number, home address, even your bank account details you may have sent to a friend from your Facebook account. 

All what the hacker will need to do is to download your account, cull out the relevant information and hack your bank account.

By clicking on account settings, picking 'general' and going to 'download a copy of your Facebook data' one can get hold of every information on you, or rather carry out an analysys depending on the wide range of information available on your Facebook whether you would make a good target or not!