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Phishing attack targeting facebook users


I’ve been investigating a number of social media hacks targeting facebook users as persons have come to me to recover more than 10 business pages in the past two weeks, more than half of which I was unable to.

Facebook support has been zero help throughout this process, despite subscribing to Meta Verified for priority support, so I’m writing this with the hope that more people are vigilant and take the necessary steps to secure their accounts.

How the hack works

Bad actors are sending malicious WhatsApp messages and emails claiming to be facebook support that urges victims to click on a link to verify their accounts or it will be deactivated. The link takes users to a site that resembles facebook at first glance and prompts them to enter their email and password. Doing so will give attackers access to your account and recovery is likely impossible.

How to protect yourself