AFP: Hackers Targeted Afghan Officials on Facebook Amid Taliban Offensive

AFP: Hackers Targeted Afghan Officials on Facebook Amid Taliban Offensive. “Facebook revealed Tuesday it had worked to block a hacker group that targeted the accounts of people tied to Afghanistan’s then-government and security forces as the Taliban was moving in to take power. The Pakistan-based group, known as SideCopy, used ‘romantic lures’ from what appeared to be young women on the platform to try to trick the targets into giving the hackers access to their pages.”

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