Tearing your hair out at hacker hoaxes

Sophos: Facebook’s see yourself bald app: extreme hackers or extreme hoax?

Snopes: Are Hackers Stealing Private Information via ‘What Would You Look Like Bald’ Facebook Apps? “Viral warnings about “extreme hackers” stealing information via popular entertainment apps on Facebook are false and misleading.”

And here’s Facebook’s overview of what information apps can really collect.

David Harley

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*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Check Chain Mail and Hoaxes authored by David Harley. Read the original post at: https://chainmailcheck.wordpress.com/2018/03/02/tearing-your-hair-out-at-hacker-hoaxes/