A new type of Facebook scam is currently circulating the internet. The Facebook scam claims that the user has two messages in the Facebook inbox and that the user has not signed on to Facebook for a couple of days. The Facebook “You haven’t been to Facebook for a few days” scam continues to claim that the messages will be removed from the inbox if the user does not sign-in immediately to the Facebook social media network.
“You haven’t been to Facebook for a few days” scam
The “You haven’t been to Facebook for a few days” Facebook scam uses the Facebook template to lure unaware users, the message contains two buttons which will navigate the user to a malicious environment.
If you have received the “You haven’t been to Facebook for a few days” scam in your personal inbox, then simply delete it. The scam can do no harm if you do not press on the links or attachments which are included in the email.
If you have clicked
If you have clicked on the malicious link, then make sure that you delete weird applications from your Facebook account and that you change the password which you have used. Make sure that you change that password for all the accounts which use that password.
It is nasty
The “You haven’t been to Facebook for a few days” scam is very nasty as it tries to lure users by claiming that new messages are awaiting for the Facebook user. They increase the pressure by claiming that the user has not logged in for various days.
If you see someone which is sharing this malicious “You haven’t been to Facebook for a few days” scam, then make sure that you inform them in a private message and that you report the scam to the Facebook social media network. We have published a perfect guide here on how to protect your social media accounts.