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Enable Dislike Button – Facebook Scam

04
Jun
2012

Spam Message:

Enable Dislike Button

Add Dislike Button

(sent as a Facebook notification or message)

Scam Type: Rogue Application, Rogue Browser Extension

Trending: June  2012

 

 

Why it’s a Scam:

Clicking the spam link takes you to the following page:

Clicking the “Enable Dislike” button loads the following application login screen:

If you choose to “Log in With Facebook,” the app creator will have access to your basic profile information. The following pop-up loads. This is how the spam message is spreading on Facebook.

If you click the “Send Request” button, you are redirected to a page that tries to load a browser extension:

As with Facebook applications, you should only install browser extensions from trusted, reliable sources. Considering that ‘starthimnow.com’ has a “Coming Soon.” message displayed, we recommend that you do not proceed with the installation.

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