New Research: Hackers Leverage Facebook Copyright Infringement Notices to Steal Credentials

As the world rings in the New Year and embraces evolving cyber attacks, threat actors remain committed to prey on the vulnerable. n that front, researchers at Avanan, a Check Point Software Company, have posted their latest analysis on an attack where hackers leverage Facebook copyright infringement notifications to obtain personal credentials.

In this attack, users are presented with an email that their Facebook account has been suspended due to violation of Facebook’s copyright infringement policy. In order to prevent account suspension, an appeal must be made within 24 hours by clicking on the provided link that directs users onto a credential-harvesting page. 

You can read about this attack here so that you can keep an eye out for this attack should it hit your inbox.

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