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Risky sites offer tech support to Facebook users

Her first mistake was going to Ask.com and typing: “What is the phone number for Facebook.”

The fan page that Teresa Allissa Citro of Maynard helps run for a Christian women’s organization had just been hacked, taken over by an unknown group of online saboteurs who redirected viewers to a website in Albania. She was anxiously trying to recapture the page, which has more than 160,000 followers.

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