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Beware of Fake Facebook Emails that Claim You Have 3 Messages Waiting to be Read

2017-09-05T04:46:27 -  +
Beware of Fake Facebook Emails that Claim You Have 3 Messages Waiting to be Read

Facebook users who have received email messages like the ones below, which claim they have private messages waiting to be read, are asked to delete them. They also should not follow the instructions in the fake email messages or click on any of the links in them. This is because the links in the fake emails go to spam, phishing and malicious websites that trick visitors into buying fake products, steal their credentials, personal information, financial information, or infect their computers or devices with malware.

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Facebook who have received notifications which appear as if they came from Facebook, should go directly their Facebook accounts at www.facebook.com or use Facebook's app on their mobile devices to view the notifications if there are any.

A Sample of the Fake Facebook Email Message

From: ReminderFacebook <grana@spray.se>

Date: 3 September 2017 at 17:56

Subject: Ump 3 messages waiting to be read opulent

facebook

Here's some activity you may have missed.

3 private messages waiting to be read

View Messages

See All Notifications

The links in the fake email messages go to a fake website called at hxxp://weight5loss-burn.world that falsely claims Gwen Stefani shares Blake Shelton's secret to rapid weight loss. This is a trick used by the spammers or scammers to convince visitors into buying their bogus product, steal their personal or financial information illegally using celebrities' names without their consents.

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