Scam Signature Message:
hey, go to photos2004 dot com and search for “your name” then click on the first photo.. I bet you didn’t remember that, eh?
album2001 . com
album2002 . com
album2003 . com
album2004 . com
loginhtm . com
loginhtn . com
loginhtp . com
loginhtps . com
loginhttp . com
photos2001 . com
photos2002 . com
photos2004 . com
Scam Type: Phishing
Trending: May 2012
Why it’s a Scam:
Photos2004 dot com redirects to the following, cleverly crafted URL :
This is not a legitimate Facebook domain, but a casual user could be easily fooled by it. We have highlighted the real domain with bold text just to give you an example of what a phishing link will often look like. Clicking the link will take you to the following page designed to look just like Facebook:
If someone accidentally completes the login on this scam site, the following photo will be displayed (and the scammers will have your Facebook login credentials):
On the other hand, if you have good security software installed, then you will likely receive a warning similar to the one we received while researching the scam:
Never enter you login information when a web page redirects you without first double checking to make sure you are on the legitimate site. A better option is to bookmark Facebook, and only login from there.
If you entered your Facebook login credentials on the page shown above, then you need to try to reclaim your account. Check out the following article for additional steps you should take:
Be sure to let your Facebook friends know that your account has been compromised and not to click on any links that are sent from you.
If you or your Facebook friends are falling for tricks like this, it’s time to get yourself informed of the latest threats. Be sure to join the Facecrooks page on Facebook to be kept informed of the latest security issues.
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