This Took Me About a Few Hours To Make Scam

This Took Me About a Few Hours To Make Scam

If you get the DM or Direct Message "This took me about a few hours to make, hope you like it!", do not click the link in it! The scam message has a link in it that goes to a phishing website that asks for your Instagram/Facebook username and password. If you submit the requested information, the website will use a bot or robot to log into your account. Once the bot has signed into your account, it will DM the same message to everyone on your contacts.

If you were tricked by the "This Took Me About a Few Hours To Make" scam, please change your Instagram/Facebook account password. This will stop the bots from sending the message to your contacts. It will also help stop the cybercriminals behind the scam from gaining access to your account and using it fraudulently or maliciously.

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  • February 12, 2022 at 6:08 PM by an anonymous user from: Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

    I clicked on it and then it said something like "be careful", im pretty sure it was instagram making sure I was sure I wanted to go to the link. Am I safe for now? I changed my password but I wanna know if that was actually the scams website or not. sry if this was confusing to read

  • August 18, 2021 at 3:17 PM by an anonymous user from: Orange, Orlando, Florida, United States

    Mr Thomas janks phone number is 5013050243 and the phone number ho send the message is 17176450817

  • August 18, 2021 at 9:46 AM by an anonymous user from: Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

    If I changed my password almost right after (in less than half an hour) do I have guaranteed that they can’t use my account? Thank you

    • August 18, 2021 at 10:27 AM by info

      Changing your password should be good enough.

  • August 18, 2021 at 9:38 AM by an anonymous user from: Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain

    What can I do if I already clicked on it?

  • August 14, 2021 at 8:28 AM by an anonymous user from: Köln, Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

    What happens when your hacked by that

  • July 28, 2021 at 12:31 PM by an anonymous user from: Peace River, Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia, Canada

    I got one of these messages from someone I follow. Nothing has happened yet but I’m worried. What should I do?

    • August 2, 2021 at 5:47 AM by an anonymous user from: Kings Hill, West Malling, England, United Kingdom

      Change your password. Should stop any problems

    • July 30, 2021 at 5:38 AM by an anonymous user from: Reading, England, United Kingdom

      change your password regardless! use a website like to generate a strong password. be careful out there

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This Took Me About a Few Hours To Make Scam