Recently, on social networks, there have been many ads that read and steal messages on social networks such as facebook, zalo, etc.
Searching for the phrase “read messages on facebook, zalo” in just 0.26 seconds to more than 1.2 million results. On social networks recently, groups and advertising services for reading messages have been stolen on facebook, zalo. But, what is this service really?
Surveying a number of advertising clues to perform the service of reading and stealing messages on facebook, zalo … the average price is from 3-15 million VND depending on the type of service such as receiving tracking, locating, reading messages…
Most of these services advertise with the same content: “Support to read zalo, facebook messages, get your account back, only pay, no deposit in advance”. However, in fact, when contacted directly, these people said that the service fee is 500,000 – 1 million VND and must be transferred first to “close the order”.
According to cybersecurity expert Ngo Tuan Anh, there have been cases when depositing or transferring money in advance, immediately the other service recipient will completely block the service tenant’s facebook and zalo accounts. Usually, the victim also does not dare to share information about being scammed just because the original purpose is not good to read zalo and facebook messages, so they have to “swallow sweet soap”.
There are also a few rare cases where crooks can read and steal messages because users are subjective, ignorant, and log in their account information and passwords on fake links sent to steal information. . At that time, the crooks will finish reading the entire information and send it back to the lessee.
“It is not possible to read messages or locate the owner of a facebook or zalo account when the account holder is in control of his account. All those ads are completely deceptive, defrauding users. Is there a form of using software and a virtual account at the same time to report an account as fake. At that time, facebook will lock that account, then the ad crooks will knock down (RIP) that account”, Mr. Tuan Anh said.
Expert Ngo Tuan Anh also warned that clicking on strange links, declaring account information and passwords leads to account loss, although it has been around for a long time, but so far, there are still users who are trapped and become victims. villain’s agent.
“Some lucky cases can get their accounts back with quick and timely action. But even so, personal information and some important information shared by users on the platform can still be stolen. Therefore, first of all, users need to be conscious of protecting their accounts. Use 2-factor authentication when logging in, “said Tuan Anh.
In addition, limit your account login on strange devices, do not let the automatic password save mode. Regularly check your activity log for unusual activity on your account.
Should not reveal, publicize the phone number, email and photo of the identity card used to register for facebook, zalo on the wall, personal page or anywhere. Beware of emerging trends on facebook that require clicking on a link, or using an untrusted app.
When going to the net shop or logging in to facebook or zalo on a strange device, it is best to use an anonymous browser / log in to a guest account on the browser and remember to log out of the account after using it./.