Hackers have recently been targeting politicians, media houses, celebrities, Facebook accounts of well-known personalities all across the world. Rajshekhar Rajaharia alerted to this serious action, and he posted about it on this Twitter account.
Hackers are targeting nearly all celebrities, journalists, politicians, and Facebook accounts of many notable persons throughout the world, he stated on Twitter. According to Rajaharia, the target user may receive false copyright complaint notifications from Facebook. However, this link is malicious, and one must avoid clicking any such fake copyright links.
Hackers are Targeting well-known Facebook Accounts with Fake Copyright Complaints.
The target person will receive a notification, saying, ‘This is because someone has reported you with a non-compliance with the Terms of Service. If you are the original owner of this account, please re-verify your account to avoid blocking.’
If you don’t confirm, our system will automatically block your account and you will not be able to use it again.
Facebook Security Team
There will be a link attached to this message. The message will warn you that if you do not click on this link, your account will be blocked permanently. These FALSE claim to be coming from the official Facebook Security Team. Moreover, many people can be misguided by that and may click on such malcious link.
Beware!! #Hackers are targeting almost all #Politicians, #Celebrities, #Media and famous @Facebook accounts globally. You may receive a fake #Copyright Complaint notification on FB. Don't click on the link. It's #Malware/#Ransomware. Check Screenshots. #infosec @IndianCERT pic.twitter.com/JAxsaY75WQ
— Rajshekhar Rajaharia (@rajaharia) July 15, 2021
Beware of Ransomware: Facebook Account Could Be Hacked
It is advised not to click on any such link, as it is a malicious and may put you in serious trouble. Upon clicking the link, you will no longer have access to your account. The hackers will have complete control over your account. Furthermore, Rajshekhar Rajharia attached some screenshots of the notification to validate this information, which proves them to be fake.
We are attaching the screenshots provided by him below, which you can check out.
As you can see, the page from which the notifications seem to come is created recently. Also, the browser blocks the link which they ask users to click on.
If you get any such notifications on Facebook, claiming that your account does not comply with the Terms of Service, then you should not click. It’s Malware and Ransomware. As it may be from the hackers trying to gain access to your account or they are trying