A new chain letter is spreading across Facebook, posted by users in an apparent attempt to warn others about rogue applications.
HEADS UP FB friends, Some applications are sending not too nice messages under YOUR identity. If you don’t want to get in trouble with your friends, copy paste this message! And if you receive a nasty message from ME, rest assured I’m NOT the one who sent it. Most come from a post saying xx answered a question about you. DONT GO TO THE SITE! Re-post this!!! Hackers are at it again!
Many Facebook users have reposted the message in the last 24 hours.
The warning message is correct in so much as there are many rogue applications spreading across the Facebook platform, which can post scam messages under your name.
But to suggest that you won’t get into any trouble with your friends if you post the above message isn’t really any protection at all. …
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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