To safely share your enthusiasm on social media, consider posting a photo of the sticker you might receive from the healthcare facility after being vaccinated instead, which shouldn’t contain any personal information. You can also add a COVID-19 themed frame to your Facebook profile picture.
Next, make sure that your privacy settings reflect the people you’re actually comfortable seeing your posts with, for example, only followers or friends.
Finally, be aware of other topics you post on social media, the office recommended. Why? Sometimes we post on topics, such as favorite movies or old cars, that may hint at commonly used passwords or security questions. This is especially useful for someone who is trying to steal your identity.
In recent weeks, the FBI, Interpol and other organizations have warned of fake websites advertising fake COVID-19 treatments and vaccines, Reuters reported. Some online crooks have used email and messaging apps to claim that they can deliver snapshots in days for as little as $ 150. Others have used robocalls to impersonate government officials.
The US Department of Health and Human Services, the FBI, and the Department of Justice have asked the public to report any COVID-19 vaccine scams, from people asking for money in exchange for the vaccine to online advertisements.