This Facebook Messenger Phishing Scam May Have Imprisoned Millions of Users

A massive phishing campaign was discovered that could have earned its operators millions of dollars through affiliate advertising commissions.

Discovered by AI-focused cybersecurity firm PIXM in September 2021, before its peak in April and May 2022, the campaign leveraged Facebook’s Messenger service, legitimate URL shortener services, and webpages with ads and researches.

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