Scam Signature Message: Hey hows it going george, look at you in this video.. What are you doing? LOL!
Scam Type: Phishing Site spread via Facebook Chat
Trending: April 2011
Why it’s a Scam:
The link received via Facebook Chat appears as a Facebook application: apps.facebook[dot]com/normanisingdndxv/, but the url redirects you to the following phishing site:
Although this page appears to be the legitimate Facebook login screen, looking closely reveals the url to be farrtbook[dot]com/1/login. If an unsuspecting Facebook user doesn’t pay attention and enters his or her login information here, then the scammers can take full control over their Facebook account.
Anytime you are directed to a new web page and prompted to enter your Facebook login information, take a second and verify that you are indeed on facebook.com.
How to Deal with the Scam:
If you you submit your Facebook login credentials, then check out our guide: “Four Things you need to do if your Facebook account gets hacked.”
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