Is it you in this video? If you’re sent this message on Facebook you might be hacked
FACEBOOK users are being warned about a returning Messenger scam which begins with the victim being sent an eye-catching message that asks “is it you in this video?”
If you’re sent a DM on Facebook Messenger asking “is it you in this video” then you need to be on red alert as it’s all part of an elaborate scam that has resurfaced recently. As highlighted by security firm Sophos, this latest Facebook scam is designed to steal a target’s username and password, which can be then be used to spread the con even further. The scam begins simply enough when a Facebook user receives a DM (Direct Message) from one of their friends.
The giveaway that this is a con, however, is the URL for the page – which instead of being an official Facebook website is clearly a bogus one, which is hosted in Hungary.