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Unauthorized friend on Facebook

I saw a post on my profile that I had accepted a friend and did not accept this person. I didn't know the person. I have since blocked and reported him. One of my friends was also "hacked" by this person. How did this happen? What else can I do to prevent this from happening in the future? Is there something in my firewall settings or FB privacy settings I should change? Should I change my password? Should I scan my computer for viruses?


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First things first you should change your password immediately, second, clean your browser once you are done doing FB, third yes, you can scan your computer for virus and spyware, this might be cause by a virus hidden on your system, Lastly, make sure that your secuirty program is always updated.

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