Viral Sach: Your internet banking account can be hacked through Facebook

Viral Sach: Your internet banking account can be hacked through Facebook

By: || Updated: 28 Jun 2016 06:02 PM
If you meet friends on Facebook, chat with them and even see what is happening around the world, then you need to be extra careful. Your account can be hacked. This is what is being circulated in a viral message. Here is the reality.

It is being claimed in a viral message that Facebook accounts can be easily hacked. It is being said that a hacker takes your name and email address from Facebook account. He updates this information on income tax departments website and from there, they ontain your pan number and mobile number. And then he registers a complaint of missing mobile phone.

With the help of that, he gets a duplicate mobile phone number from mobile companies. Then he can use go and fish out your password through net banking. He can go to forget password tab and get a fresh pin of internet banking on the mobile number. Then he can use the money in your account.

We talked to cyber expert Pawan Duggal who said it was possible to hack internet banking account through Facebook. He advised that one must not reveal much on Facebbok. This message is true.

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