The "Facebook OMG Watch Video" Phishing Scam
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Facebook users should never click on the link in the fake post because it goes to a fake Facebook website that asks visitors to sign-in.
The Fake Facebook Website
Facebook needs to confirm the following information to allow you access to this video application, Login! +18
If the visitors to the fake website attempt to sign into it, their username and password will be sent to the cybercriminals behind the scam. The cybercriminals will then use the stolen credentials to gain access to their potential victims Facebook accounts, hijack and use them fraudulently.
Facebook users whose accounts have already be compromised are asked to change their password.
For Facebook users who are unable to gain access to their accounts or whose accounts have been hacked can do the following:
- Go to or click this link: https://www.facebook.com/hacked
- Click the "Someone else got into my account without my permission" link.
- Follow the rest of the instructions
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