New Type of Facebook Spam is Going Around – Don’t Click The Link!

on 2012, BlogMay 3rd
Have you seen or received this Facebook spam in your email recently? DON'T CLICK THE LINK!  It is a new type of clever spam that is starting to go around based upon Facebook's popularity and people's interest on what other people are saying about them.  The "reactivate" link actually redirects you to "

It appears this virus is primarily geared toward Mac users.  Facebook advises to always check the URL in your browser to make sure it originates from, and not a one-off domain.  More info can be found on Fast Company at


From: Facebook []
Sent: Thursday, May 03, 2012 8:33 AM
Subject: You have received a new comment

Hi marisa.moran,
You have disabled your Facebook account. You can resume your account at any moment by logging into Facebook with your previous login email address and password. Subsequently you will be able to exploit the site as usual.
Best regards,
The Facebook Team
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Please use the following link to reactivate :

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