Disclaimer: All the Articles categorized under “Security” are Strictly for Educational Purpose. Any methods Implemented or Altered to Perform Hacking Websites or Applications Might lead to Serious Offence for which we are Not responsible. These tips are Just to Understand the Attacks Performed by the Hackers and hence Use our Tips and Develop your Own Logic to stay Protected from Such Attacks.
In Previous Article we studied How Hackers Perform Facebook Hacking and How they use Keyloggers for it. Now we are Going to Discuss How the Facebook Phishing is Performed. In simple Words Facebook Phishing is Performed using Fake Login Pages which redirect to the Real Pages but stores the User Name and Password entered for the Page. Hence the Victim does not get suspicious after Logging in and Chances of changing the Password are neutralized. Now we Will Discuss various methods Performed by the Hackers to do Facebook Phishing.
1) Simple Phishing Attacks
An Email is sent to you which completely looks Genuine. The Page might be Casino Games,Adult Dating Sites and Sometimes complete Imposters of Gmail and Facebook. You receive an email from Name such as “Facebook Team/Google Team” which can be edited in the options. Also the Domain name can be purchased like that which looks Genuine to the user. They send such email with a HTML page link attached asking you to login. This is a Trap. Check URL and Authenticate it by opening Original Site in another Site first. As soon as you login to this Page all your login details are logged and uploaded.
This is advanced Phishing Method which requires more awareness. The users Complete trust is taken into such environment that he/she believes it to be true. THe attack is made with a script which rewrites a page with an average interest. When it is left for sometime and user comes to the page after several time the user Believes it to be true. This attack becomes more easy when Scripts are enabled. Install NoScript Addon/Extension to do so.
3) Using a Partular URL or IP Address
There are many Phishing tools available on the Internet which can Impoter any famous website within minutes and give you the Proper output. Such webpage is uploaded along with logger script and the URL is sent to the victim. As soon as the victim logs in to the account the Web page redirects to the original website and starts logging all the details of the user.
How you can Stay Aware of Facebook Phishing Attacks?
1) Check the URL
Generally the Users are Lured using attractive offers on Web sites which asks Facebook Login or the Fake Mails are sent which claims to be sent from Facebook. Beware, all these Attacks can be Facebook Phishing Attacks, so you should check the URL for which the Facebook Login is Asked. Also Avoid is logging to any Unknown website which asks for Facebook Login.
2) Use Anti Phishing Softwares
There are a lot of Anti Phishing softwares available on the Internet which provides great Security against Facebook Phishing attacks. Install these softwares but do Login securely.