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Kansas City woman's Facebook hack will have you rethinking your safety online

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Two-factor authentication, security questions and recovery codes are all things you do because Facebook tells you that will protect your account.  (Bigstock) Two-factor authentication, security questions and recovery codes are all things you do because Facebook tells you that will protect your account.  (Bigstock)
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -

Two-factor authentication, security questions and recovery codes are all things you do because Facebook tells you that will protect your account. 

However, that may not be true, and a Kansas City woman says her story should be a major warning to anyone with a Facebook account.

"It was completely terrifying, and my thought process was this has to happen all of the time. They have to have measures in place that guarantee their users are having a safe environment," said Liesl Hays, whose Facebook account was hacked.

It took less than 10 minutes to hack her account and change the picture and name and security codes. Hays says the scary part though was how Facebook responded.

Before you log on to Facebook again, you’ll want to see this report. Tuesday on KCTV5 News at 10 p.m., investigative reporter Emily Sinovic shares this woman’s warning and the facts you need to know about your account security.

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