Clones, different from hacks, means a spammer created a new account under your name, using your pictures and requesting your friends.
The spammer does this, hoping your friends accept the requests thinking it's somebody they know. It then urges you to then forward on the message.
People apparently spread the baseless message due to residual concern from previous hacking scandals, said the Plaquemines Parish (Louisiana) Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness in a Facebook post.
Bolsonaro v. Haddad: Brazilian election goes to a runoff
Haddad's campaign headquarters in a Sao Paulo hotel broke out in cheers when exit polls showed that the race would go to a runoff. The final numbers showed a steady increase in Bolsonaro's support in comparison to the last opinion polls.
Officials say it is a total hoax.
The scam message reads: 'Hi.I actually got another friend request from you yesterday.which I ignored so you may want to check your account.
If you are an avid Facebook user, you've probably noticed that quite a few of the people on your friends' list have been posting that they've gotten hacked.
Tech Expert Burton Kelso told our sister station WDAF, that you can stop forwarding this latest warning to your friends about being hacked.
Rock used as doorstop is actually a meteorite worth $100K
David says the man who sold him the barn described the unbelievable tale of the meteorite making an impact crater in the backyard. After analysis, the space rock was determined to contain 88 percent iron and 12 percent nickel, which is rarely found on Earth.
It then instructs you to hold your finger down and forward the message.
"We've heard that some people are seeing posts or messages about accounts being cloned on Facebook".
If you've received a message from a friend telling you that your Facebook account has been cloned, don't be alarmed.
Anyone who gets a duplicate request from you wouldn't forward the bogus message.
Tokyo's Tsukiji holds last tuna auction before move
Buyers traditionally offer eye-watering prices as a " New Year gratuity" when the market resumes operation after winter holidays. A total of 2,600 small vehicles and forklifts that will be used at the market will be brought to the new location by Wednesday.
"The best thing for users to do is just delete the messages they receive about this, especially if they echo the exact same language used above. Good Luck", reads a common message spreading across Facebook. It'll do some good.
A very different movie took second place: Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper's remake of A Star is Born earned $41.3 million. It seems audiences are ignoring the 28% Rotten Tomatoes score " Venom " is now sporting (the audience score is 89%).
Hafeez was on 74 when he sliced a Jon Holland delivery to long-off but Marsh couldn't hold his attempt at an AFL-style mark. Mohammad Hafeez (48) and Imamul Haq (36) are unbeaten at lunch on day one as Pakistan reach 89/0 against Australia .
She has faced pressure from home state Alaskans, including Native Alaskan women, who have described the scourge of sexual assault. About 100 anti-Kavanaugh protesters climbed the Capitol's East Steps as the vote approached, pumping fists and waving signs.
Hi.I actually got another friend request from you yesterday.which I ignored so you may want to check your account. Facebook says there is no virus attached to the message, but that if you receive it you should just delete it.
Several polls show that Republican enthusiasm about voting, which had lagged behind, jumped after the Kavanaugh hearing last week. McConnell even welcomed the acrimony of the political brawl. "It's been a seminal event leading into the fall election".
Google's Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL were sighted in a premature protective case listing from accessory manufacturer Totallee . Surprisingly enough, Google is sticking to its guns and staying with the single camera setup on the back.
Aguero is City's usual penalty-taker, but he had been substituted , leading to an on-field discussion as to who would take it. But the Egypt global snatched at the chance with the confidence of a player with one goal in his last eight matches.
However, just two days after its release, the Redmond giant has paused the rollout after users started complaining of data loss. In order to protect users from these issues, Microsoft has stopped rolling out the update until a solution is found.
As of October 4, 2018, 57 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Newport have been reported from 16 states . Also, several ill people ate ground beef at the same events or purchased ground beef at the same grocery store chains.
Tagovailoa connected with wide receiver Jerry Jeudy twice on passes of 42 and 60 yards for his last two scores of the afternoon. It nearly marks the most points scored by an SEC opponent since Ole Miss barely lost to the Tide 48-43 in September 2016.
NASA probe nearing interstellar space
So until Voyager 2 passes through the heliopause, there's no way to be sure precisely where it is with regard to the heliopause. When the Sun is at minimum - which we're now closing in on - its activity levels are low, and the Solar wind is slower.
All Blacks flanker to remain in SA after neck injury
He will not be able to fly back to New Zealand with the rest of the team and is expected to stay in South Africa for a week. Nearly immediately, New Zealand retaliated with an Aaron Smith try and Mo'unga added the extra points.
Bolsonaro poll lead animates markets in Brazil
Bolsonaro wants to "change the destiny of Brazil" by preventing the Workers' Party from returning to power. Brazil's Workers' Party is comparing far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro to Adolf Hitler in a new video.
Wolves Sabotaged Jimmy Butler Trade to HEAT
Richardson has missed the Heat's first three exhibitions with what the team has listed as a left thigh contusion. Former NBA executive Bobby Marks, now of ESPN, said a deal breaking down at that stage is rare.
John Terry announce retirement from football
The 43-year-old is a hugely experienced coach and is highly respected, but the Portuguese has not managed a football club before. He wrote in a post : " After 23 incredible years as a footballer, I have decided now is the right time to retire from playing ".
Britain expresses concern over Hong Kong speech rights
Victor Mallet, Asia news editor for the Financial Times , has had his application to renew his visa rejected, the newspaper said . The slogan was in response to comments by Leung, who once said discussion of independence "is an absolute and clear red line".
Leaked Cases Give Us A Glimpse Of the OnePlus 6T
In-screen fingerprint technology OnePlus has already posted a few teasers on its official Twitter handle to explain the change. OnePlus 6T will come with a dual rear camera configuration, like OnePlus 6, though the lens configurations are unknown.
Manny Machado crushes 2-run HR in Game 1 against Braves
The Braves enter this game as underdogs searching to steal a win before heading home, and this effort must start with Sanchez. Kershaw was even better. "But to not let it influence his mind or psyche, that doesn't surprise me".
SpaceX launch and landing in California
Later, SpaceX reported that the SAOCOM 1A radar satellite was placed in its proper pole-to-pole orbit. By the way: SpaceX would like to land every booster on terra firma , to ease the reflight process.