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coondoggie writes: The FBI has in the past two years seen a major uptick in the use social networking accounts such as Facebook and MySpace for cyber crime and today it detailed that problem to the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. "Regardless of the social networking site, users continue to be fooled online by persons claiming to be somebody else," Gordon Snow, Assistant Director of the FBI's Cyber Division told the subcommittee. "The surge in the use of social networking sites over the past two years, has given cyber thieves and child predators new, highly effective avenues to take advantage of unsuspecting users."
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FBI details worst social network cybercrime issues

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