Scam Signature Message: FACEBOOK ANNIVERSARY PROMOTION
Scam Type: Phishing
Trending: March 2011
Why it’s a Scam:
Several Facebook users have reported receiving emails like the one shown above. This is most likely a phishing attempt trying to gain access to your Facebook login information and/or other personal data that can be used for identity theft or other malicious purposes.
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.“
If you submit login credentials to other account(s), then try to login immediately and change the password(s).
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