Facebook has announced that it will now be letting you know if your Facebook account is being targeted by hackers, the company announced that you will now see a new banner if this is happening to your account.
You can see a statement from the social network below which clearly mentions ‘state-sponsored’ attacks, which refers to government’s.
The security of people’s accounts is paramount at Facebook, which is why we constantly monitor for potentially malicious activity and offer many options to proactively secure your account. Starting today, we will notify you if we believe your account has been targeted or compromised by an attacker suspected of working on behalf of a nation-state. This is what the notification looks like on the desktop version of the Facebook website:
You can find out more details about Facebook’s latest security notifications over at its website at the link below.