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Facebook account of ex Councilor hacked through Social Engineering


The Facebook account of Kate Galang Coseteng, a former councilor in the City of Valenzuela has been hacked and was used for scamming.

An individual identified as Jennifer Delos Santos managed to completely control the Facebook account of Coseteng though answering a security question, as most of us know, it is a method of social engineering.

“Meron pong security question na pwedi mong palitan yung password” said Delos Santos in an interview by Abs-Cbn news.

photo credit to abs cbn
photo credit to abs cbn

Delos Santos then used Coseteng’s account in a scam attempt. She tried to transact in a chocolate dealer, ordered chocolate products but was caught in an entrapment operation by the Police after the dealers called Coseteng to confirm the bogus order.

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