The "New Login to Facebook" Phishing Scam

The New Login to Facebook Phishing Scam

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Facebook users who have received "New Login to Facebook" messages like the one below, which claim a user has just signed into their accounts from a new device, asked not to click on the links in them or follow the instructions them. This is because the fake messages are being sent by cybercriminals who are attempting to trick their potential victims into visiting a fake Facebook website where they will be asked to sign-in. But, any attempts to sign-in will result in the potential victims' username and password being sent to the cybercriminals.

Once the cybercriminals receive the stolen Facebook credentials, they will use it to gain access to the accounts and use them maliciously or fraudulently.

The "New Login to Facebook" Phishing Scam

From: F-acebook

Date: Wed, Feb 13, 2019 at 10:29 AM

Subject: New login to facebook



A user has just signed in to your Facebook Account from a new device.

We are sending you this email to verify that it is you.

Click here to contact us.

Location:Mumbai India

Yes me !

Not me !

Facebook users should never click on a link to sign into their accounts. They should instead, go directly to and sign-in from there. Also, Facebook users who have already been tricked by the phishing scam are asked to change their passwords. Click here for instructions.

Note: Some of the names, addresses, email addresses, telephone numbers or other information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.

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The "New Login to Facebook" Phishing Scam