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Facebook Hit with Phishing Scam Designed for Stealing Account Credentials - SPAMfighter News (press release)

Facebook Hit with Phishing Scam Designed for Stealing Account Credentials

According to security researchers, cyber-criminals are running one new phishing e-mail scam that tries to grab the Facebook credentials of a large number of users, reported dated November 10, 2014.

The phishing e-mail that poses as a formal notification from Facebook tells the recipient that he'll be unable to access his account for sometime.

The message elaborates that the social networking website, in an effort for making sure every Facebook accountholder utilizes his/her true identity, requires the user for following a web-link and performing one security check. It then states that once the security verification is complete the user will get back his account fully operational.

Unsurprisingly, there's use of the usual Facebook logo and the website's color combination of white and blue in the e-mail.

But, neither has Facebook sent the e-mail nor has the recipient's account been made...(continued)

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