Beware New Instagram Scam Letting Hackers Steal Your Account

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Hit News Team

12 June 2019

Hit News Team

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You may have seen this bizarre post circulating on Instagram lately, which appears to be a too-good-to-be-true discount for Ray Ban sunglasses.

While it looks like classic spam, many have fallen for the con and when private information is on the line, it’s important to be as aware of hackers as possible.

The post looks like this screenshot pictured below and directs users to a website designed to nab your personal details and Instagram login information.

This specific scam isn’t new, but it has had a big resurgence, so stay alert. For more information on scams visit www.scamwatch.gov.au

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