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Hacking Facebook pages possible, but not probable, experts say

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James Lang, a selectman candidate before he was eliminated in February’s preliminary election, was caught with Facebook posts disparaging Muslims. He apologized, told The Sun Chronicle he would quit the race, and shut down his Facebook page.

Two days later, Selectman Paul Belham was found with anti-Muslim posts on his Facebook page, along with posts mocking the accent of Mexicans. Belham dismissed the posts as the work of social media “hackers” who find their way into his account every few months, despite attempts to clean up his page and change his passwords.

Then within days, Lang was back, claiming he, too, was the apparent victim of hackers, and was staying in the selectman’s race, where he finished in last place.

The two situations within a week of each other begs the question: How could two small town officials end up targets of social media hackers posting similar content?

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About Kamran Mohsin

Kamran Mohsin
Kamran Mohsin is a Certified Ethical Hacker. Currently working as a Penetration Tester within a private company in Pakistan. He is also doing Masters in information Security. He worked in web development (front-back-end) from recent back years. With the passage of time he took interest in Hacking and started to write blogs on IS from late 2015.

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