Facebook targets 7 cyber firms, 4 of them Israeli, that use platform to spy

Gagnoncharlotte
Dec 18, 2021

Social media site’s parent company Meta says it will alert 50,000 users who may have been targeted by 1,500 ‘cyber mercenary’ accounts.

The Facebook and Instagram pages were linked to seven firms, with services allegedly ranging from scooping up public information online to using fake personas to build trust with targets or digital snooping via hack attacks.

The leading social media network said it deleted accounts tied to Cobwebs Technologies, Cognyte, Black Cube, and Bluehawk CI — all of which were based or founded in Israel.

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