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Tagvidz is a Facebook Phishing Scam

Tagvidz is a Facebook Phishing Scam

Socially engineered phishing attacks are some of the most common scams on Facebook. A current scheme is using the following message in an attempt to obtain Facebook user names and passwords: “Youu are in tthis viddeo on facebook, skip to 1.45 omg! ttyp in with-outt spaccess:D www .Tagvidz .com” Any time you receive a message…

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Sophisticated “Faceboourk” Scam Catching Many Off Guard

Sophisticated “Faceboourk” Scam Catching Many Off Guard

Perceptive Facebook users have come to expect a certain amount of scams and malware on the site, and know how to handle them; it’s generally pretty easy to tell what’s fake and what isn’t. However, a new scam, called out by software architect Troy Hunt on his blog, is a bit more sophisticated and camouflaged…

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‘Page Security Team’ Phishing Scam Targets Facebook Page Admins

‘Page Security Team’ Phishing Scam Targets Facebook Page Admins

Another socially engineered phishing attack is active on Facebook and targeting Facebook Page administrators. These types of scam are ridiculously popular on Facebook. This is definitely a new twist on a very old scam. The scam is being spread via Facebook messages as shown below: Alternate Scam Link: apps.facebook.com/facebookpageverify Why it’s a Scam: Clicking on…

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Beware of Socially Engineered Phishing Attacks on Facebook

Beware of Socially Engineered Phishing Attacks on Facebook

Phishing attacks are one of the most common scams on Facebook. The goal of these scams is to obtain your Facebook user name and password. If successful, the scammers can totally take over your Facebook account and use it to spread more spam and scams to your friends. They can also mine everyone in your…

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Warning: We received reports from other users that your account has violated a policy – Facebook Scam

Warning: We received reports from other users that your account has violated a policy – Facebook Scam

Scam Message:  Warning: We received from other users that your account has violated a policy that is considered to disturb or offend other users. Scam Type: Phishing Trending: July 2012 Why it’s a Scam: Clicking on the link in the scam post will direct you to the following URL: http://confirm-facebook-user-inc.at.hm/ This is not a legitimate…

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hey, go to photos2004 dot com and search for “your name” then click on the first photo – Phishing Scam

hey, go to photos2004 dot com and search for “your name” then click on the first photo – Phishing Scam

Scam Signature Message:  hey, go to photos2004 dot com and search for “your name” then click on the first photo.. I bet you didn’t remember that, eh? Alternate Domains:  pics97.com album1994.com album1995.com album1996.com album1997.com album1997.com album1997.com album1998.com album1999.com albums99.com album2000.com album2001.com album2002.com album2003.com album2004.com album2005.com album2006.com album2007.com album2008.com album2009.com album96.com loginhtm.com loginhtn.com loginhtp.com loginhtps.com loginhttp.com…

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hey, do you remember this photo? – Facebook Phishing Scam

hey, do you remember this photo? – Facebook Phishing Scam

Scam Signature Message:  hey, do you remember this photo? [scam link] Scam Type: Phishing Trending: February 2012 Alternate Message: Can you remember this photo? Remember this photo? Why it’s a Scam: The scam message will be accompanied by a bit.ly or other link of some kind. Clicking on any of them will take you a…

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Active Facebook Scams & Hoaxes – February 2, 2012

Active Facebook Scams & Hoaxes – February 2, 2012

There are several scams making their way around Facebook at the moment. Many of the ones now active are recycled versions of scams we have seen before. Most of them are using rogue Facebook applications or browser extensions to spread from user to user and a good many of the scams present a survey scam…

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Hackers Impersonate Security Team on Facebook

Hackers Impersonate Security Team on Facebook

In a rather ironic twist of events, hackers are impersonating the Facebook Security Team on the social network. Their modus operandi is simple, ingenious, and one we have warned about several times in the past. They start out by hijacking an account. Next, they change the name on the account to “Facebook Security”. Normally, Facebook…

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Tricky Phishing Scam Mimics Facebook’s Official E-Mails

Tricky Phishing Scam Mimics Facebook’s Official E-Mails

Some phishing scams are so obvious that they’re almost laughable. A misspelled word here or there, atrocious grammar, outrageous claims of instant wealth, undue solicitation of credit card details – these are usually enough to identify a scammer’s attempt. However, when a scammer ups their game and actually spends some effort on making the scam…

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