Facebook Dislike button is a fake – BEWARE

 

Facebook users who have clicked on the link claiming to “Enable Dislike Button” , could have experienced problems. Messages claiming to offer the opposite to a like button have been appearing on many Facebook users’ walls.

Like the many scams which have come before it, the scammers have managed to duck under the Facebook security wire and replace the standard “Share” option with a link called “Enable Dislike Button”. Despite the fact that the “Enable Dislike Button” link does not appear in the main part of the message, but lower down alongside “Link” and “Comment”, it is still likely to fool some users into believing that it is genuine.

Clicking on the link, however, not only forwards the fake message to all of your Facebook friends by posting it to your profile, but also run obscured Javascript on your computer.

There is no official dislike button provided by Facebook and there isn’t ever likely to be. But it remains something that many Facebook users would like, and so scammers have often used the offer of a “Dislike button” as bait for the unaware.



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