Is security@facebookmail a Scam? Email Notification

Is security facebookmail a Scam? Email Notification

The domain name is used by Facebook to send notifications when they detect an attempt to log in to your account or change a password. Therefore, email addresses like is legitimate, unless it is being spoofed. To learn more about email spoofing, click the search icon and search for "Email Spoofing".

If you're unsure if an email you received was from Facebook, you can check its legitimacy by visiting to view a list of security-related emails that have been recently sent. If you've checked this tool and determined that an email you received is fake, we encourage you to report it to, and if you believe your account has been compromised due to a phishing attempt, you may attempt to regain access to your account at:

Facebook Recent Emails About Security and Login Tool

Facebook Recent Emails About Security and Login Tool

Facebook will never ask you for your password in an email or send you a password as an attachment.

Scammers sometimes create fake emails that look like they’re from Facebook. These emails often look like:

  • Notifications about friend requests, messages, events, photos and videos.
  • False claims that you went against our Community Standards.
  • Warnings that something will happen to your account if you don't update it or take a certain action.
  • Claims or offers that sound too good to be true (such as winning a Facebook Lottery.)

Note: if an email or Facebook message looks strange, don't open it or any attachments. Instead, report it to or through the report links that appear throughout Facebook.

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Note: Some of the information in samples on this website may have been impersonated or spoofed.
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  • October 15, 2022 at 3:16 PM by an anonymous user from: Bath County, Carloover, Virginia, United States

    I have received a few emails from this address. I visited Facebook and look up the history of emails they sent me and its been many many months since they attempted to contact me. Its a scam.

  • October 5, 2022 at 10:45 AM by an anonymous user from: Monrovia, California, United States

    I received an email from saying “ We received a request to reset your Facebook password.

    Enter the following password reset code:”. Is this legit? It has all the hallmarks of a carefully created scam . Nowhere is there any way to contact FB(meta) without clicking on this page which is remarkably insecure if it is not a scam. Please advise.

  • March 1, 2022 at 3:12 PM by an anonymous user from: Burlington County, Southampton Township, New Jersey, United States

    I changed my mobile phone carrier, do I have to tell facebook

    • March 1, 2022 at 3:39 PM by info

      If your telephone number is the same, you do not need to contact them.

  • January 13, 2022 at 5:27 PM by an anonymous user from: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

    I received this email.

    Is it legit?


    Your account requires advanced security from Facebook Protect

    HI Philip,

    Your account has the potential to reach a lot of people, so we require stronger security. We built Facebook Protect, an advanced security program, to help defend accounts like yours.

    Turn on Facebook Protect for your account by 21 January 2022. After that, you will be locked out of your account until you enable it.

    • We’ve already turned on advanced login protections for your account.

    • To fully enable Facebook Protect, we’ll check your account for vulnerabilities, and help you resolve them.

    Philip Wollen

    Turn On Facebook Protect

    While Facebook Protect is only available to accounts like yours, you can help your friends protect their accounts by recommending a Security Checkup.

    Thanks so much,

    The Facebook Team

    • February 24, 2022 at 5:26 AM by an anonymous user from: Mansfield, England, United Kingdom

      I've had exactly the same email.

    • January 13, 2022 at 5:52 PM by info

      It is a scam.

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