Facebook users should be on the look-out for various scams spreading on the popular social networking site. Facebook scams have victimized many users from time to time. Scam victims should resolve their issues, and share their experience with others.
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Economist Amartya Sen's identity been stolen on Facebook
I was amused to read in the morning edition of The Hindustan Times that the noted economist Amartya Sen is a victim of identity theft on the social networking website Facebook. The Newspaper further wrote that “Not only has his identity been stolen, the impostor is contradicting Sen’s political views.”
Password reset confirmation email malware scam
Malware and email scam are working together in a vicious cycle. Fake ‘Facebook Password Reset Confirmation’ emails carry Trojan. Be very careful if you receive an unsolicited email claiming to come from “Facebook Support” [firstname.lastname@example.org]. The emails, which all have the subject line “Facebook Password Reset Confirmation! Customer Support.”, claim that the recipient’s new password is contained in the attached file.