Better Business Bureau, Facebook users see increase in hacks

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) – The COVID-19 pandemic left many of us working from home or without a job which meant many of us had extra time on our hands. In turn, millions of people across the globe turned to social media.

But a warning about a popular social media site seeing an uptick in hacks, especially in the Arklatex.

Facebook has more than 2.8 billion active users but Khalisha Savage Starr is no longer one of them.

“I knew at the moment I couldn’t log in that my account was hacked,” said Savage Starr, who claimed an unknown hacker changed her Facebook password while she was sleeping.

She was locked out of her account and no matter what she tried she couldn’t recover her page.

“I kind of felt like my house had gotten broken into. Everything that I tried to recover it, didn’t work. A backup password didn’t work, which is what they have for the options. I had my husband as a backup in case this happened and they didn’t let me activate…

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