Facebook said on Thursday it has disrupted an Iran-based espionage operation targeting defence and aerospace workers in Europe and the United States. Photo: AFP
Facebook said on Thursday it has disrupted an Iran-based espionage operation targeting defence and aerospace workers in Europe and the United States. Photo: AFP
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Facebook: Iran-based hackers used social media site to target US military personnel

  • Facebook said it had taken down about 200 accounts run by a group of hackers in Iran as part of a cyber-spying operation that targeted US military personnel
  • Facebook said the group used fake online personas to connect with targets, and drive them onto sites where they were tricked into clicking malicious links

Facebook said on Thursday it has disrupted an Iran-based espionage operation targeting defence and aerospace workers in Europe and the United States. Photo: AFP
Facebook said on Thursday it has disrupted an Iran-based espionage operation targeting defence and aerospace workers in Europe and the United States. Photo: AFP
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