Some Facebook users were bombarded with bogus warnings this weekend saying that friends had had problems viewing their profile. The reason? A rogue Facebook application called “Error Check System” that was sending misleading notification messages.
The typical warning read:
[Name] has faced some errors when checking your profile View The Errors Message
Of course there was nothing really wrong with the recipient’s profiles, and the misleading notifications were an attempt by a third party Facebook application to recruit more users, and – potentially – steal personal information from profiles…
Read more in my article at Naked Security website.
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