A new and serious warning has been issued out to all Facebook users all over the world.
So if you are out there reading this and you are one of the more than 900 million people who use the popular Social Networking site Facebook then you should take this warning seriously as you might be the next unfortunate victim to this sad phenomenon.
All Facebook users all over the globe have been cautioned to take note of a new threat – internet scam plaguing Facebook!
The new internet scam dubbed the cleverest scam has finally hit Facebook users. Now what is this new internet scam all about? This internet scam according to computer experts all over the world has one singular aim which is the goal of stealing users’ passwords and financial details.
The new internet scam on Facebook targets users by accusing them that the users have violated Facebook’s policy and that they are going to have their accounts deleted. This of course sets panic into the user. The next thing on the user’s mind is probably what he or she is going to do to save their account. Now, this is exactly what the internet scammers want to achieve as they are going to capitalize on that as you’d see later.
The scam comes in the users’ email accusing the user that they have either insulted someone or annoyed them and that their account will be deleted in 24 hours. The scam email comes with a fake account disabled page that goes on to ask for the users’ Facebook login details and credit card details for what the scam calls an authentication purpose. Because so many Facebook users after receiving this deceitful message would be so anxious to save their account they do whatever it takes including giving out such sensitive information about themselves, thinking they are dealing with an authentic Facebook hardly knowing they are dealing with a bunch of unscrupulous scammers!
Cyber experts have called this new internet scam the most sophisticated yet and have warned all Facebook users to be extra vigilant in order to avoid falling for this internet scam.