The person who answered the call claimed to be a Facebook representative but was actually a fraud.
Here's how the call went: The fraudster answered the phone by saying, "Thanks for calling Facebook." The researcher told the fake rep that he was locked out of his Facebook account and needed help getting back in.
They also provide you with a link that you can click on to watch the video. People on your list of friends will start receiving these types of scams from .The fraudsters could end up turning this scam into a more serious threat as well.Instead of just stealing your credentials, they could turn the malicious video link into any number of attacks, for example, ransomware.If you see a targeted ad promoting a get-rich-quick scheme, your best move is to just pass it by.Remember, there really isn't a way to beat the system.
One scam that you might see posted on your News Feed, or as an email in your inbox, is actually a phishing attack.