‘May God always bless..’ Facebook virus hoax spreads

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

Facebook users are sending scary warnings to each other regarding a supposed new piece of malware spreading across the social network.

Attention!!!If you see anyone post out an application written “May God always bless this kind person below with peace, love and happiness”, with your profile picture attached below, and send by your friend via Bold Text. Please DONT click “like” or “SHARE”, is a spyware, and all your info at FB will be copy and reuse for other purpose. Please share this info out. Thanks……;)

The warnings are being spread rapidly by well-intentioned Facebook users, but the truth is that we have seen no evidence of any such spyware.

Our friends at Facecrooks believe they have got to the bottom of the mystery.

They have…

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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