Have you received an email asking you to confirm that you wish to cancel your account?
Be on your guard.
A Naked Security reader was in touch with us earlier today, after his suspicions were aroused by an email he had received – seemingly from Facebook.
Hi [email address]
We are sending you this email to inform you that we have received an account cancellation request from you. Please follow the link below to confirm or cancel this request
The Facebook Team
To confirm or cancel this request, follow the link below:
Our correspondent was right to be suspicious. The link doesn’t point to an official Facebook page, but a third-party application running on the Facebook platform. Of…
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