Facebook claims to have more than 750 million active users, and many of them would have steam coming out of their ears if they thought they had lost a message from one of their Facebook friends.
And that’s exactly what spammers are banking on in their latest campaign, where they have sent out messages pretending to come from Facebook:
Facebook sent you a notification
You have 1 lost message on Facebook, to recover a message follow the link below: [LINK]
FAQ: Can you recieve messages if your inbox is full?
The spammers might also like to check their dictionary next time they compose an email. They’ve spelt “receive” incorrectly – as my mum always told me, it’s “i before e, except after c”.
Of course, in your hurry to read a missing message you may not have noticed the spelling mistake and may have blindly clicked on the link.
Can you guess what you’ll find at the other end?
Well, I must admit I was fully expecting to come…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.