A new Facebook Messenger scam is emerging online, according to reports. This cyberattack’s hacker relies on sending a four-letter message to a potential victim.
According to the recent allegations, if you click on a link sent by the suspect, you will be routed to a rogue website that will take some private information from you.
Four-Word Scam in Messenger App
Check These Signs For Potential Scam
Sikos explained that there are obvious warning indicators of a fraud that you should avoid. A few hints could indicate that you’re dealing with a risky hacking scheme.
For example, she demonstrated how the hackers may employ a common approach of delivering a standard message to the recipient with no greetings at all. She emphasized that these mails frequently contain grammatical or typographical errors.
Another indicator is that these bogus links appear more “machine-generated” than the regular ones. When you click them, a new domain with randomly generated content will display.
Furthermore, certain hints indicate that this fraud may surprise victims as they are preparing to sleep. If the communication comes from someone you don’t communicate to very often, it’s another red flag that you should avoid at all costs.