Problem Solvers: Woman's license shared on Facebook from scam

Published January 13, 2022


WKBW reports on a local woman falling for a scam on Facebook. The report features Kenny Joseph, assistant professor of computer science and engineering, who studies the vulnerability of different age groups on social media.

He said it's pretty easy for people to act as someone you may be friends with on social media to then hack you. “An easy way to think of this is if Facebook didn’t exist, how likely do you think it is that someone comes and rings your doorbell and offers you $140,000,” said Joseph.

Read the story here.