“If you’ve received a message in your Instagram inbox from a major corporation informing you that you’ve infringed their copyright, watch out. It’s a fairly convincing phishing scam that is trying to hack your account.
Like many phishing attempts, the message seems legitimate at a glance. The one I received was from The North Face Chile informing me that I had posted a copyrighted photograph to my Instagram account. The message explains that you need to “provide feedback” or your account will be permanently closed by Instagram in 24 hours. There’s then a link to instagramhelpnotice.com which of course, immediately asks you for your account details. Entering those details gives hackers access to your account.”