Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter Disable Hundreds of Prized User Accounts That Were Stolen
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Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter disabled hundreds of stolen, high-sought user accounts, particularly short user names, that were being sold on OGUsers, a forum that caters to thousands of people selling access to hijacked social media and other online accounts.
Facebook seized hundreds of accounts, most on Instagram, that have been stolen from legitimate users through various intimidation and harassment tactics, including hacking, coercion, extortion, sextortion, SIM swapping, and swatting. (Brian Krebs / Krebs on Security)
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