Japanese Tsunami Launches Whale Into Building? It’s a Facebook clickjack scam

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

Sick-minded scammers are up to their dirty tricks again, trying to make a quick buck out of the Japanese earthquake and subsequent tsunami which has shocked people around the world.

Many people are shocked by the TV news reports, showing the devastation wrought on the people of Japan, and some of the video footage taken by media agencies and individuals in the country is truly extraordinary.

And it is against this backdrop that scammers have launched their latest campaign.

Japanese Tsunami Launches Whale Into Building
You won’t believe this! Crazy Footage!

Other versions read:

GRAPHIC VIDEO.. Japans Tsunami Sends WHALE Smashing Into A Building!

Of course, this is just the latest FouTube clickjacking attack to hit Facebook, and sure enough if you click on the link you are…

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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