watch out for this new scam

A new phishing campaign dubbed “Meta-Phish” has been detected by cybersecurity company Trustwave. If you receive an e-mail that seems to come from Facebook calling out to you, be careful because it could be a scam. The purpose of this would be to extort your personal data.

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If you receive an e-mail with a warning in the subject line, do not click on it because it is a scam. According to the email in question, you would be accused of having committed a copyright infringement concerning one of your Facebook publications, something to challenge you. The message will also tell you that without recourse on your part, your Facebook account will be deleted within 48 hours. You will be prompted to click on the link that will take you to a fake Facebook page. Once you arrive on the platform, you will find a post that will take you to a site called Meta. Here you will be asked to enter your username and password to log in to your account. This is when your scammer will retrieve your credentials and be able to log into your account. He will have no problem stealing your identity afterwards. Find out what to do if your Facebook account has been hacked!

The scammer also collects your IP address and geolocation information. All of these will be sent and collected (…)

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