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Facebook Scam Redirects to Fake YouTube Page

22
Jul
2014

A dangerous scam has been found to circulate on Facebook, using more complex social engineering tactics to compel victims into installing malicious software.The scam uses a video lure, which is recommended by one of the victims Facebook friends through a regular post.In most cases this is enough of an incentive to click on the message, but some users may not fall for the trick when redirected to a malicious page asking them to update Flash Player in order to access the footage. As such,…

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