Identical twins meet on ChatRoulette? Another Facebook survey scam

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

Have you seen messages on Facebook like the following?

OMG! Look what happens when identical TWINS meet on Chat Roulette!
<LINK>
OMG LOL!! Twins meet for first time ever ON CHAT ROULETTE!! rofl —>> <LINK>

or

OMG! Look what happens when identical TWINS meet on Chat Roulette!
Doubt they will be using Chat Roulette again
OMG LOL!! Twins meet for first time ever ON CHAT ROULETTE!! rofl —>> <LINK> <<<— sooo funny …

It is, of course, the latest attempt by scammers to earn a few bucks by tricking you into visiting the link.

You might be intrigued by the thought of identical twins happening across each other on ChatRoulette, but the page you are taken to is going to force you to “share” the content with your online friends before it will actually let you see anything.

And even then, you’ll be nagged to take an online survey (earning…

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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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