Facebook “Page Disabled” Phish Wants your Card Details — Targets Page Admins
Fake Facebook Security pages are quite a common sight, and there’s a “Your page will be disabled unless…” scam in circulation at the moment on random Facebook comment sections which you should steer clear of.
The scam begins with a message like this, courtesy of Twitter user Alukeonlife:
Your page will be disabled.
Due to your page has been reported by other users.
Please re-confirm your page in order to avoid blocking. You violate our terms of service. If you are the original owner of this account, please re-confirm your account in order to avoid blocking.
If the multiple exclamation marks and generally terrible grammar didn’t give the game away, the following request certainly might:
To complete your pages account please confirm Http below:
If you do not confirm, then our system will automatically block your account and you will not be able to use it again.
Thank you for the cooperation helping us improve our service.
The Facebook Team
Note that they use the Linkedin URL shortener, which is somewhat unusual – perhaps the scammers think people are growing suspicious of endless bit(dot)ly and goo(dot)gl URLs being sent their way, and are attempting to throw a business-centric sheen on their shenanigans. They won’t get away with it without a fight, however – Google Safe Browsing flags the final destination as a dubious website: and fires up a “Deceptive site ahead” warning:
As for the scam page itself, which is located at
it looks like this:
Source: Facebook “Page Disabled” Phish Wants your Card Details | Malwarebytes UnPacked/Christopher Boyd