Earlier this year I blogged about how scammers were abusing Facebook users’ curiousity about who might be viewing their profile. Surprise surprise, they’re at it again.
Right now we’re seeing messages spreading across Facebook claiming to have found a way to allow you to sneakily tell who has been looking at your profile. And it’s no shock to see that many people are intrigued as to who might be checking them out online (maybe it’s a secret admirer? or an ex-girlfriend or boyfriend? or a prospective employer?), and clicking on the link.
A typical message reads:
See who viewed your profilee original version 2.0:
now you can see who viewed your facebook profile
However, this is not new legitimate functionality that Facebook has built into its social network. Instead, if you click on the link you are taken to a third-party…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.