Cybersecurity warns against adding unknown accounts on social media

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AMMAN — The National Center for Cybersecurity warned Saturday against accepting friend requests on social media platforms from unknown persons, a local media outlet reported.اضافة اعلان

In a statement, the center said that accepting friend requests or adding people from unknown accounts on social media platforms increases the risk of hacking.

By adding unknown accounts, hackers could gain access to important and private information, which can be used against the account owner, the statement added.

The announcement was part of the “Communicate Safely” campaign launched by the center.

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