Girl who had sex with 5000 men exploited by sleazy Facebook scammers

Earlier this month, the (appropriately named) Daily Mail ran a story about a British woman who claims to have slept with 5000 men over the course of the last nine years.

So far, so tabloid.

Earlier today, however, a member of the Sophos page on Facebook informed me of a suspicious page he had found on the site, which appeared to be exploiting the rather grubby story of the young woman’s busy sex life.

If you visit the “Girl who had sex with 5000 men” Facebook page you are first presented with a “Security Check” which asks you to confirm that you are over 18 years of age because some of the content may contain “shocking graphics, nudity or disrespect other individuals.”

From the look of the warning you may imagine it is a real Facebook warning – but it isn’t theirs. It belongs…

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, on Mastodon at @[email protected], or drop him an email.

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