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NameFacebook.digital.info
TypeSuspicious domain, Phishing, Browser Hijacker
Short DescriptionThe website promises to assist users in boosting their Facebook ages and offers a toll-free phone number – 1-844-4993-625.
SymptomsThe homepage may have been changed to facebook.digital.info.
Distribution MethodVia freeware packages (bundling), silent or unattended installer, unsafe browsing.
Detection toolDownload SpyHunter, to See If Your System Has Been Affected By Facebook.digital.info

Facebook.digital.info is regarded as one of the latest Facebook scams. Users may have ended up with facebook.digital.info as their homepage after they have downloaded a free software product from a website such as download.com. What we just described is known as bundling – a sly but legal method applied by third parties to spread adware and PUPs and collect user data. However, bundling is not the only technique that may have brought facebook.digital.info or another suspicious domain as a homepage. ‘Silent’ and ‘unattended’ installers are also employed for the purpose of distributing riskware, browser hijackers, ad-supported applications and potentially unwanted programs.facebookdigital-scam

What Is Facebook.digital.info Scam?

Facebook.digital.info is a scam website that promotes a supposed marketing service to help users boost their Facebook pages.

Five steps are offered towards building Facebook Marketing Efficiency such as creating a Facebook account and engaging the visitor with the right cover photo and ‘about’ section. Not that helpful, right?

To assist users in boosting their Facebook pages, a Toll-Free Number is given: 1-844-4993-625. However, calling it may not be that safe at all. On one hand, if the user is tricked into giving away his banking details, his bank account may just be emptied in no time. On the other, if remote access is granted to the scammers, PUPs and malware may find their way into the victim’s system. One thing we know for sure – cyber crooks create websites such as facebook.digital.info with a deceptive purpose in mind.

Lastly, facebook.digital.info is powered by sharpwebsols.com. The WhoIs record for sharpwebsols.com indicates that the domain is currently for sale.

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Facebook Scam – Small Humanoids

Is Facebook.digital.info Scam a Browser Hijacker?

Websites that replace the current homepage, new tab page or error page of the user’s browser without his knowledge or consent are often regarded as browser hijackers. Hijacking is the modification of the browser’s settings. However, what may have altered the browser is not the website itself but the riskware that may have set facebook.digital.info as the homepage.

Additionally, users who are not being careful while being online may encounter suspicious domains such as this one.

How Can I Stay Protected against Facebook Scams?

Scam websites may be employed for:

  • Phishing. As you probably know, phishing is a type of social engineering tactics. It is any endeavor to obtain PII (personally identifiable information) such as usernames, passwords, and banking details, mostly for malicious purposes, by making it look like a credible entity in an electronic communication.
  • Malware distribution. By making the user call a certain number, cyber criminals may be attempting to enter his system to dump malware.

Of course, cyber criminals may have other things on their minds. There is no way to be sure what might happen after you’ve had a rendezvous with a scamming website. However, you can stay protected. How?

  • Enable your Windows Firewall. Windows Firewall is a component of Microsoft Windows operating system that administers firewalling and offers packet filtering functions.
  • Update your Anti-Virus program. Besides enabling your Firewall, keeping the anti-malware solution up-to-date and running is crucial to your online security. AV software operates in real time and regularly updates the definitions of the newest malware threats to sustaining security.

Overall, be cautious and never call phone numbers that are suggested on suspicious websites or random pop-up advertisements. Have a look at the malware removal instructions we have provided below this article.

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1. Start Your PC in Safe Mode to Remove Facebook.digital.info

1. Start Your PC in Safe Mode to Remove Facebook.digital.info.

For Windows XP, Vista, 7 systems:

1. Remove all CDs and DVDs, and then Restart your PC from the “Start” menu.
2. Select one of the two options provided below:

For PCs with a single operating system: Press “F8” repeatedly after the first boot screen shows up during the restart of your computer. In case the Windows logo appears on the screen, you have to repeat the same task again.

For PCs with multiple operating systems: Тhe arrow keys will help you select the operating system you prefer to start in Safe Mode. Press “F8” just as described for a single operating system.

3. As the “Advanced Boot Options” screen appears, select the Safe Mode option you want using the arrow keys. As you make your selection, press “Enter“.
4. Log on to your computer using your administrator account

While your computer is in Safe Mode, the words “Safe Mode” will appear in all four corners of your screen.

For Windows 8, 8.1 and 10 systems:
Step 1: Open the Start Menu
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Step 2: Whilst holding down Shift button, click on Power and then click on Restart.
Step 3: After reboot, the aftermentioned menu will appear. From there you should choose Troubleshoot.
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Step 4: You will see the Troubleshoot menu. From this menu you can choose Advanced Options.
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Step 5: After the Advanced Options menu appears, click on Startup Settings.
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Step 6: Click on Restart.
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Step 7: A menu will appear upon reboot. You should choose Safe Mode by pressing its corresponding number and the machine will restart.

2. Remove Facebook.digital.info automatically with Spy Hunter Malware - Removal Tool.

2. Remove Facebook.digital.info automatically with Spy Hunter Malware – Removal Tool.

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It is highly recommended to run a system scan before purchasing the full version of the software to make sure that the current version of the malware can be detected by SpyHunter.

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