Scam Signature Message: LOL you have to watch this baby! He is so funny! or HAHA… watch this baby he is so cute and funny I cried.
Scam Type: Phishing
Trending: December 2010
Why it’s a Scam:
Once you click on the Wall Post link, you are taken to the following page:
This page appears to be an authentic Facebook login screen. This is a phishing attempt on the part of the scammers. Unsuspecting users may not think twice before entering their data on the fake sign on screen. Sadly for them, their account would be comprised, and it could be used by the scammer to perpetrate all sorts of mayhem. The scammer would have complete and total control of their Facebook account until it was reclaimed by the original owner. Not only could their personal information be comprised, but their Facebook account could be used at the scammers will to spread malicious posts and spam to their Facebook friends.
How to Deal with the Scam:
If you did mistakenly login to the bogus Facebook page, you need to reclaim your account immediately and change your password. Also check out the following post on our site:
If you or your Facebook friends are falling for tricks like this, it’s time to get yourself informed of the latest threats. Be sure to join the Facecrooks page on Facebook to be kept informed of the latest security issues. Also check out: