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Twitter and Facebook Phishing Scams
Social media is a prime target of scams. Stay vigilant on how you interact with the things you see on your social media accounts.
Here are the recent finding from the Trend Micro Research Team on how phishing scams happen on these two popular social media platforms – Twitter and Facebook.
Twitter Phishing Scams
The verified Twitter account receives a message asking them to authenticate their account containing a phishing link.
If the user clicks/taps the phishing link, they will be redirected to a fake Twitter Help Center log-in page.
Sample phishing pages
Facebook Phishing Scams
Scammers use chatbots to send phishing links to their victims. Permanent deletion of account is their tactic.
If the user taps/clicks the Appeal Now button, they will be redirected to a fake Facebook page.
Read the article here to be fully aware of their phishing schemes.