Messages are spreading rapidly across Facebook, as users get tricked into clicking on links claiming to show an amazing video of a big baby being born.
The messages are spreading with the assistance of a clickjacking scam (sometimes known as likejacking) which means that users do not realise that they are invisibly pressing a “Like” button to pass the message onto their online friends.
A typical message looks as follows:
Baby Born Amazing Effect – WebCamera
[LINK] Big Baby Born !
(Note: I have obscured the thumbnail used in the messages, as some may find it offensive because of its err.. anatomical nature.)
The links we have seen so far all point to pages hosted on blogspot.com, and appear to contain a video player that you are urged to click on.
The pages are headlined: “Baby Born Video – Amazing Effects”.
See the message at the bottom of the page? It reads:
If Play Button don’t work please click…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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