Scam Signature Message:
This girl killed herself after her dad posted this in her facebook wall , to know what her dad had posted click here.
Scam Type: Malware
Trending: May 2011
Why it’s a Scam:
Clicking on the link gave us this virus alert:
Always be careful what you click! You never know when a single click can get you into trouble! Based on the way this scam is spreading, it appears that the user accounts are either click-jacked or hit with a rogue application. The spam message is being posted to the wall of infected accounts, as well as, postings on their friend’s Newsfeeds.
How to Deal with the Scam:
If your anti-virus software failed to block the intrusion, then you could be spamming your friends with the scammer’s message. You should clean-up your newsfeed and profile to remove references to the scam. (click the “x” in the top right hand corner of the post). If your installed anti-virus program caught the malware attempt, then your system should not be affected. If you don’t have anti-virus software installed, then you need to that immediately and run a full system scan.
If you or your Facebook friends are falling for tricks like this, it’s time to get yourself informed of the latest threats. Be sure to join the Facecrooks page on Facebook to be kept informed of the latest security issues.
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