A new scam is spreading on Facebook and this time targets are video users, this scam asks users to download a video player and price of the player is your login credentials.
Facebook is gearing up against YouTube in online video streaming business, and Facebook has a major issue of scammers, who constantly hunts for users login credentials.ok.
Recently Malwarebytes and IT security firm identified a phishing scam which is designed specifically to target those users who enjoy watching videos over Facebook.
Jovi Umawing, one of the firm’s researchers explains that the scam is probably targeting Spanish users due to its Spanish language interface. It asks users to download so-called “Facebook video application” on their devices but in order to download the app they have to provide their login credentials.
Once the details are added the page sends them to the cybercriminal behind this scam. At the moment, the scam is being run on two domains: Facebookstls . com and Facebooksk . info.
Videos are going viral on Facebook every day, the scammers are directing their operations towards video scams. In the last couple of months increase in video related scam has been noticed.
This kind of scam can be traced, but for users not familiar with ways to tackle with scams can easily fall for it, if you’ve faced any scam report it to Facebook and keep others safe from it.