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Facebook users warned after hack

Local advice for those affected

Facebook users are being urged to take additional steps to protect their privacy.

Hundreds of Islanders are thought to be among more than 50 million worldwide affected by a data breach at the company.

Those hit by the hack were logged out of their accounts yesterday as a precaution.

If you're concerned about your data, you are advised to sign out of Facebook on all devices before logging in again.

There's currently no need to change passwords.

The social media giant's revealed attackers exploited the 'view as' feature in July last year - which lets you see your profile as others do.

Andy Cuff from Douglas firm Computer Network Defence explains how:

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