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Hackers Trick Facebook Users into Self Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) Scam

28
Jul
2014

Under the pretext of providing a method to hack into any Facebook account, cybercriminals incite unsuspecting users into pasting malicious code into their web browser.

This scam is relied on social engineering, because all the scammer has to do is convince the user to follow a short list of steps that ends with pasting a specific code string into the JavaScript Console accessible in the web browser.

However, all the wannabe hacker ends up with is compromising their own account, giving the cr…

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