Mario Kart on Facebook? Fast-spreading scam hits many users’ accounts

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

A scam claiming that you can play Mario Kart on Facebook has spread between many Facebook users.

Play Mario Kart on Facebook!
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Play Mario Kart on Facebook with your Friends! Join the multiplayer mayhem NOW! Click here to play

The messages do not just take the form of public status updates, but have also been distributed via private messages:

If you click on the link (no, not that sort of Link..) you will end up on a webpage which urges you to join the game…

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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