March 15, 2017

A Phishy Text From 32665

So I'm sitting here minding my own business, when a text comes in on my nearby cell phone. I don't recognize the number 32665, but assume it's AT&T sending me a text. I read the message and it says, "884924 is your Facebook password reset code". I then panic. "Someone is trying to log into my Facebook account!" Then another text comes in. Same message, but now providing a supposed link to Facebook. This is weird... The main reason being that I didn't tie my Facebook to this cell number. So, if I have any issues with log ins, they send it to my email. I got look at the email, that is linked to my Facebook account, and there is nothing there. By this time, a third text has come in. Same message. I just blocked it. Googling the number got me a ton of hits. It's someone phishing for account logins. Not just for Facebook, but other sites as well. Instagram, Twitter, etc. Just FYI.

Posted by Valkyre at March 15, 2017 12:10 PM
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