Facebook Will Alert You If The Government Is Spying On You

Facebook is one of the top and best social networking sites in the world which has announced that it will be letting FB users know if your Facebook accounts are being targeted by hackers, wherein the social giant has announced that you will see a new banner if this is happening to your account.

A smartphone user shows the Facebook application on his phone in Zenica, in this photo illustration

In an official statement from Facebook below it clearly mentions ‘state-sponsored’ attacks, which refers to government’s.

The security of people’s accounts is paramount at Facebook, which is why we constantly monitor for potentially malicious activity and offer many options to proactively secure your account. Starting today, we will notify you if we believe your account has been targeted or compromised by an attacker suspected of working on behalf of a nation-state. This is what the notification looks like on the desktop version of the Facebook website.

Please Secure Your Accounts Now:

fb - Notifications for targeted attacks
How? The social network believes that your accounts and other online accounts may be the target of attacks from state-sponsored actors. Turning on Login Approvals will nevertheless helps you keep others from logging into your Facebook account. Whenever your account is accessed from a new device or browser, Facebook team will send a security code to your phone so that only you can log in. It is recommended take steps to secure the accounts you use on other services.

You can find out more details about Facebook’s latest security notifications over at its website and learn more.