Facebook malware ?

Mike O'Dell mo at ccr.org
Thu Jun 3 20:47:30 CDT 2010

just one more reason to drop-kick Farcebook

i managed to actually *delete* my account and
everything related to it, except the stuff they
keep anyway and lie about deleting it.

Zuckerman is *evil*, pure and simple.


On 6/3/10 5:44 PM, Philip Miller Tate wrote:
> Clever - but don't think I was fooled into clicking on the link at the
> bottom...
> Phil M1GWZ
> On 3 Jun 2010, at 22:22, andre kesteloot wrote:
>> Interesting approach
>> 73
>> André
>> *****************************
>> *Hit by 'clickjacking' attack *
>> By Daily Mail Reporter
>> <http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/search.html?s=y&authornamef=Daily+Mail+Reporter>
>> Last updated at 5:53 PM on 3rd June 2010
>> Facebook users are being clickjacked by an internet worm
>> Hundreds of thousands of Facebook users are falling victim to
>> so-called 'clickjacking' attacks.
>> Facebook members see links to amusing-sounding subjects such as 'This
>> man takes a picture of himself EVERYDAY for 8 YEARS!!,' that their
>> friends appear to have 'liked'.
>> Clicking the link tricks users into recommending the site on Facebook
>> too by posting it as something you 'liked' on your own page.
>> When a user clicks on the text that appears to be 'liked' he is taken
>> to a blank page that just has the text, 'Click here to continue.'
>> Clicking anywhere on that page publishes the same message to that
>> user's Facebook page.
>> The Facebook attack uses places an invisible button over an entire web
>> page, so that wherever the user clicks, they end up hitting the button
>> - in this case a hidden Facebook 'like' button.
>> Security experts say the scam currently has no malicious intent but
>> easily could be adapted to deliver malware - which can infect your
>> computer and cause damage to systems.
>> Graham Cluley, senior technology consultant at web security firm
>> Sophos, said: 'If you believe you may have been hit by this attack,
>> view the recent activity on your news feed and delete entries related
>> to the above links.
>> 'Furthermore, you should view your profile, click on your Info tab and
>> remove any of the 'pages from your "Likes and interests" section.'
>> Read more:
>> http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1283763/Facebook-clickjacking-attack-spreads.html#ixzz0pp0Tn1VJ
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