Facebook Phishing Scams At It's Best
Phishing as discussed before is one of the most widely used method to hack a facebook account, Phishing holds the top position in an article I wrote on 10 Ways How Hackers Can Hack Your Facebook Account In 2011. There are variety of methods to carry out phishing attack, In a simple phishing attacks a hacker creates a fake login page which exactly looks like the real facebook page and then asks the victim to login into that page, Once the victim logins through the fake page the victims "Email Address" and "Password" is stored in to a text file, The hacker then downloads the text file and get's his hands on the victims credentials.
In a recent research by security-web center, A collection of 35 phishing sites have been made public, below mentioned are the 35 different phishing websites found by security-webcenter.
Note: Please Don’t Try to login on listed websites.
+ Updated (28.11.2011):
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At this point of time you might be wondering, how do users fall for these kind of scams, How are they redirected to these phishing pages. Now there are lots of ways how attackers do it, However Here is an example of a recent facebook account delete scam.
The victim is sent the above message from a random email address which appears to be something like email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, while looking at these email address the victims feels that the email is from a legitimate source.