Facebook Phishing Attemps and how to avoid


Check the URL: Phishing pages often use a similar URL to the legitimate website, but with small differences. Look for any misspelled words or extra characters in the URL.

Watch URLS


Phishing pages often mimic the layout and design of a legitimate website to make it look more convincing. However, looking closely, you may notice slight differences in the design or layout.

Check the page layout


Phishing pages are often poorly written and may contain typos and grammatical errors. If you notice any spelling or grammatical mistakes, it's likely a fake page.

Check for typos and grammatical errors


If you receive a message or email asking you to click on a link to verify your account or change your password, be cautious. Check the URL of the page before entering any information.

Don't click on suspicious links


Legitimate websites use encryption to protect your information, and you can usually tell if a page is secure by looking for the padlock icon in the address bar. If the page doesn't have the padlock icon, it's not secure.

Look for the padlock icon