Another status update was spreading virally earlier today, exploiting a clickjacking attack that we have seen Facebook scammers use in the past.
Messages were appearing on users’ Facebook accounts saying:
OMG This GUY Went a Little To Far WITH His Revenge On His EX Girlfriend
Clicking on the link would take your web browser to a page which asked you to click on a red and then a blue box to “confirm” that you are human.
We’ve seen this trick a number of times before, of course.
It’s what I call a colourful clickjacking attack. You think you’re just clicking with your mouse on a red and blue box, but in fact you’re unknowingly liking and sharing the link with all of your Facebook friends.
If thousands of Facebook users like a page, as they did in this incident, then there’s the potential for cybercriminals to send spam to…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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