[Phishing Alert] 'Times are changing' headline appears with a bogus CNN Video

Scam Signature Message: Times are changing
I know this is going to effect me, hopefully not you to.


Scam Type: Phishing

Trending: June 2011

Why it’s a Scam:

Clicking on any of the phishing links will take you a page designed to look like the Facebook login page. The url is fuizuebooks[dot]com/update/index6.php (there are probably others).:


Never enter you login information when a web page redirects you without first double checking to make sure you are on the legitimate site. A better option is to bookmark the authentic page(s), and access the site directly.

On a side note, the same outfit behind this scam are running another Facebook phishing scam with the following wall post:


Looks like fun 😛 Hi Philip, what are you doing in this video? Are you trying to dance or what?? Lol

Poor Philip got a double whammy on his Facebook Wall by a friend who had their account hacked. Let’s hope he is aware of these scams and not a Happy Clicker!

How to Deal with the Scam:

If you entered your Facebook login credentials on the page shown above, then you need to try to reclaim your account. Check out the following article for additional steps you should take:

Four Things you need to do if your Facebook account gets hacked

Be sure to let your Facebook friends know that your account has been compromised and not to click on any links that are sent from you.

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:

Your Ultimate Guide to Facebook Scams and How to Deal with Them

How to spot a Facebook Survey Scam

Also consider installing BitDefender Safego on your Facebook account. Safego scans your News Feed and warns you of any malicious links before you click on them.


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