Free Costco Gift Card for all Facebook users? Scam spreads quickly

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

Scams are sadly a fact of life if you’re a Facebook user, and scammers are constantly dreaming up new lures designed to trick users into clicking and sharing their revenue-generating links.

One of the schemes we frequently see being used on Facebook is the “free gift card/voucher” scam, where users are tricked into believing that a company is giving away gift cards to Facebook users.

Here’s the latest, spreading rapidly on Facebook right now…

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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