Scam Signature Message: This is why you shouldnt eat fast food
Scam Type: Malware
Trending: May 2011
Why it’s a Scam:
There are several reasons why you might want to avoid fast food restaurants: high caloric content, diet-busting fat grams, low nutritional value, just to name a few. This video will not show you any “shocking” content, instead, your computer will be attacked with a trojan script! Clicking on the link gave us this virus alert:
Always be careful what you click! You never know when a harmless looking link can get you into trouble!
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.
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