June 18, 2022 In ​​, -anyos

Facebook Messenger Phishing Scam Tricked 10+ Million People

A well-written phishing message sent via Facebook Messenger has reportedly scammed 10 million Facebook users and counting. ThreatPost reports that over the course of months, millions of Facebook users have been tricked by a phishing scam that dupes users into sending hackers their account credentials. The scam is still currently active and is continuing to direct

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May 17, 2022 In ​​, -anyos

Facebook rated least safe e-commerce option in government rankings

A newly implemented e-commerce rating system in the city-state of Singapore has rated Facebook’s Marketplace as the least trustworthy e-commerce platform, behind Amazon and its Alibaba-owned Asian analogue Lazada. The ratings system, known as the E-commerce Marketplace Transaction Safety Ratings (TSR) [PDF], was launched on May 14th by the Inter-Ministry Committee on Scams (IMCS). The…

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April 17, 2022 In ​​, -anyos

Bogus Facebook scam costs woman $8k

Investing online can prove lucrative for some, but one Sydney woman was left seriously out of pocket after falling for a Facebook ad.When Anna Rogers first spotted an ad on her Facebook feed promising “access to Elon Musk’s investment platform” she thought it was too good to be true.But curiosity got the better of the…

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March 20, 2022 In ​​, -anyos

Facebook Owner Meta Sued for Publishing Scam Crypto Ads by Australian Regulator

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has filed a lawsuit against Meta, formerly Facebook, for “publishing scam advertisements featuring prominent Australian public figures.” The regulator said, “The essence of our case is that Meta is responsible for these ads that it publishes on its platform.” Meta Sued for Publishing Cryptocurrency Scam Ads The Australian Competition…

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March 20, 2022 In ​​, -anyos

Facebook sued in Australia for fake crypto ads

Australia› Scams Facebook says these crypto ads violate its policies and its working to curb their spread. Cover art/illustration via CryptoSlate A few weeks ago, Australia’s richest man, Andrew Forrest, was forced to file criminal charges against Meta for allowing crypto scam ads with his name and age.Now, the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC)…

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