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A Facebook fan page warns users that their account information is at risk if they respond to an application which seeks their account information. tells Facebook users not to reveal their account information when faced with an application known as Facebook Security.

The app looks like a formal security check, asking users to fill in their email addresses, passwords and date-of-birth.

Victims of the application are advised to follow these instructions: 

1) For users of Facebook Mobile Text, you can ask to change your account password through your mobile phone by texting OTP to 42665. Immediately log-in and change your password.

2) Users not using Facebook Mobile Text can ask for their account password to be changed via e-mail. Immediately log-in and change your password.

In each case you will be issued with a one-time password you can use to set a new password of your own.

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