Beware of "Your Facebook Account Will be Disabled" Facebook Security Warning Phishing Scam
March 28, 2015
January 5, 2014
If the message: "Warning!!! Facebook Security Warning!!!Your Facebook account will be disabled," is posted on your Facebook Wall/Time or sent in an email message, please delete it. The message is a phishing scam designed to steal your Facebook user name and password, by taking you to a fake Facebook website and asking you to sign in.
Please continue reading below.
The Fake and Phishing Message
Warning!!! Facebook Security Warning!!!Your Facebook account will be disabled, Due to other account users have reported your actions.
You must re-confirm your account, to stop disabling warnings on your account. Kindly re-confirm your account immediately.If within 24 hours you do not do confirmation again, then we assume that the report was aimed at our account is true and we will block your account permanently.
Click the link below to re-confirm your account.
If you do not reconfirm the system will automatically deactivate your Facebook account permanently.Facebook ™ Safety
If you click on the link in this message, you will be taken to one of the fake Facebook websites below:
is .gd/30xSbu? security.facebook.com
update-account -security-info.uni. me
If you enter your Facebook user name and password on one of these bogus websites, it will be sent to the hackers or scammers behind this phishing web page. With access to your Facebook account, these cybercriminal will use your Facebook account to send spam, malicious content or links to all your Facebook friends.
Now, if you have already entered your Facebook credentials on this phishing Facebook web page, please change your Facebook password right now. You can click here to change it.
So, never click on a link to sign into your Facebook account. Always go directly to facebook.com by typing the website name "www.facebook.com" in your web browser address bar and pressing the "Enter" key or "Go" button.
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