January 27, 2016

Fake Facebook ‘Security System Page’ scams want your payment card details

Fake “Security System Page” scams are making the rounds on Facebook and are trying to lure users into handing over their payment card details.

Earlier in January, Christopher Boyd, a malware intelligence analyst at Malwarebytes, came across a scam that informs a victim they have been locked out of their Facebook account as a result of other users’ complaints. The message urges the user to re-confirm their page by visiting a link modified by the LinkedIn URL Shortener, which is itself an unusual choice for Facebook scammers.

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