Facebook virus or harmless fun? ‘{Hilarious} Check out how this girls status update got her fired from her job!’

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

After a weekend of fast-spreading clickjacking exploits and sneaky sexy videos on the social network, it’s no surprise that Facebook users are worried right now about anything they see being shared rapidly between their online friends.

This morning I’m being asked by a number of Facebook users whether a page called

{HILARIOUS} Check out how this girls STATUS UPDATE got her FIRED from her job!

is safe or not.

It’s certainly been popular. The messages have appeared on over 130,000 Facebook users’ news feeds so far:

If you click on the link on your friend’s Facebook news feed and visit the Facebook page, you are presented with the following message:

Please click on the “Like” button above to how a girl is fired from…

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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.