With Valentine’s Day approaching on February 14th, scammers on Facebook are ramping up their efforts to take advantage of the traditional day of love to make a quick buck out of unsuspecting users.
Facebook users are being tricked into clicking on messages that they believe their online friends have posted, saying who their Valentine will be in 2011 or how to put a heart or love poem on their sweetheart’s wall.
Is there a girl/boy you really like? why not show him/her via Facebook! give him/her a Love Poem and a Love Heart straight to his/her wall! Get Started Here: [LINK]
My Valentine this 2011 is going to be [NAME] :) See yours now! [LINK]/valentine
My Valentine date this 2011 is going to be [NAME]! Learn who yours will be now- [LINK]
Sophos has identified rogue Facebook applications with names such as Valentine’s Day and Special Valentine which are responsible for the…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.