I must admit I had never heard of Marika Fruscio, when this scam spreading on Facebook was first brought to my attention.
But a quick check on Wikipedia revealed that she is a model and Italian TV hostess, whose biggest contribution to popular culture is that she had something of a wardrobe malfunction on live TV during a soccer show called “Diretta Stadio”.
Clearly, the spammers behind the latest scam spreading quickly across Facebook were better acquainted with Miss Fruscio than me. I think perhaps I would like to keep it that way.
Here’s the message that is appearing on many people’s Facebook newsfeeds:
Yeahh!! It happens on Live Television!
[LINK] Lol Checkout this video its very embracing moment for her
I suspect they meant “embarrassing” rather than “embracing”, but spelling has rarely been scammers’ strong point.
And it doesn’t seem to matter if you recognise Marika Fruscio or not. I suspect she isn’t known…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.