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SLCERT receives over 400 complaints on fake facebook accounts

Sri Lanka Computer Emergency Readiness Team (SLCERT) confirmed to the Daily News that for the month of February alone, it had received 416 complaints pertaining to fake Facebook accounts.

Detailing further,Information Security Engineer Roshan Chandraguptha said that SLCERT had received 520 complaints related to Facebook during the month of February, out of which nearly 80% being fake Facebook profiles. “We receive nearly 5 to 6 phone calls per day on this matter,” he said.

“We would advise these users on how they can report to facebook and would assist them through the process.”