The Twilight Breaking Dawn Facebook scam

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

Facebook users are finding themselves tagged in their online friends’ photo albums, in an attack seemingly targeted at fans of the “Twilight” teen vampire romance movies.

Following an attack against photo albums using an image of a Playboy-style bunny girl, scammers are now pretending to link to a game promoting the upcoming movie “Twilight Breaking Dawn” starring heart throbs Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart as the starcrossed lovers Edward Cullen and Bella Swan.

As well as Facebook photo albums, users are also being tricked into “Liking” the scam links.

Play Twilight: Breaking Dawn
Be the first of your friends to play the awesome new Twilight game on Facebook!

If you click on such a link then you will be taken to a Facebook page which to all intents and purposes appears to be promoting an online game, being used to…

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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