Lost all respect for Emma Watson? Facebook clickjacking attack spreads virally

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

Emma Watson, the actress who plays the part of Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter movies, has found herself the subject of a clickjacking scam on Facebook.

Users of the social network have seen messages posted by their online friends claiming to have lost all respect for Emma Watson, after watching a video starring the young actress.

I lost all respect for Emma Watson when I seen this video! Outrageous!

Other versions may read:

i lost all respect for emma watson when i saw this video! outrageous!

If you’re curious enough to click on the link, your browser will be taken to a webpage which pretends to be a YouTube-style video site called FbVideo.

If you’ve got this far, you’ll probably be tempted to click to view the video. However, like the many…

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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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