‘Boy reaction after his Ex girlfriend posted’ clickjacking Facebook scam

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

It sometimes feels like the number of scams spreading across Facebook is never ending. Here is the latest one that was brought to my attention by members of Sophos’s Facebook page:

Boy reaction after his Ex girlfriend posted on his wall
[LINK] lol What true pain both are having at this moment.

It’s another survey scam, of course, which earns commission for the folks who created the webpages and kicked off the campaign in the first place.

If you do make the mistake of clicking on the link you will be taken to a webpage which appears to contain a YouTube video and some rather sleazy advertising.

Watch out, though, if you try to play the video as this is a clickjacking scam which attempts to silently say you “Like” the page when you click with your mouse.

Users who have installed a browser add-on such a NoScript for…

Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

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