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Facebook files lawsuit against Hong Kong firm using ads to mislead its users

on Dec 6, 2019 | 0 comments

By Charlotte McEleny

Facebook has filed a suit against Hong Kong-based ILikeAd Media International Company Ltd. and individuals Chen Xiao Cong and Huang Tao for using its ads to deceive people into installing malware.

According to a post from Facebook’s platform enforcement team, the company and the individuals violated its terms and policies around advertising.

More specifically, it used deceptive tactics to get people to click on ads and download malware, according to Facebook. The malware then allows the company access to people’s Facebook accounts (the level to which accounts were compromised isn’t clear), in order to Read full story ›

Source: The Drum