Facebook Clickjacking Scam Affecting Users
By on September 23rd, 2010

As if the Facebook outage today was not enough, is also under attack from several clickjacking scams. The new Clickjacking scam is quickly spreading where users see updates from friends which contain some enticing text with a link.

Facebook Scam Freinds Update

Clicking on the link take the user to a legitimate Fan page where they are then asked to complete a security check, which is of course bogus. After a few clicks, a button is displayed, clicking on which takes the user to another site which is a scam website.

Facebook Girlfriend Scam

The scam which is spreading with the terms "Five things every girl does before she meets her boyfriend – LOL" among others is enticing to click on, however, stay away from it. The scam will redirect you to a website which will then ask you to take a survey along with posting updates to your Facebook account.

The scam will also automatically make you a fan of their page. From the looks of it, over 86000 people have already been scammed and this number continues to grow at a very healthy rate (2000 in about 5-7 minutes).

On a side note, was also affected today with a bout of IQ Test DM Spam.

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