Scammers continue to make a mockery of Facebook security, with social networking accounts being abused to spread messages about “free” iPhones.
Claimed my free iPhone today, so happy lol… If anyone else wants one go here <LINK>
The messages have been appearing on the site for at least the last 12 hours, and are showing no signs of respite. And they’re just the latest incarnation of an attack that we have seen successfully impacting the site since the weekend.
If you do click on the link you will be taken to a “make money fast” website.
Sorry folks, there’s no indication that you’re going to get a free iPhone – but it sure was an effective way to make you click.
Interestingly, this latest batch of messages are say they were posted “via Email”. That’s the facility Facebook supplies to post status updates to your Facebook page…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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