Is there a spy in your Friends list? There may well be, according to Israel's internal intelligence service, who has put out a warning that Arab conmen are currently trying to recruit 'spies' via the social-networking site.
The Shin Bet security agency put out an alert that Israelis are being enticed into spying by a cash-flouncing Lebanese agent.
Kill or recruit
Speaking about the possible terrorist threat, Shin Bet said about the warning: "Terror organisations are using these sites to tempt Israelis to meet up in person in order to either abduct them, kill them or recruit them as spies."
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It is reportedly rare for the Shin Bet to issue public warnings, but the intelligence service believes that the use of social-networking sites is a new way for terrorist organisations to lure victims in for meetings, only to kidnap them to use for ransom, or make them join a terrorist cell.
While it's common sense, Shin Bet has advised Israelis using social-networking sites to not publish personal information like emails, phone numbers and addresses.