- September 20, 2010
- Posted by: vyperz
- Category: Facebook, scams, Uncategorized
If you see : OMG… This Guy Takes Revenge on His Ex-Girlfriend TOO FAR! Check out the PICTURES!
Don’t follow the link , and if you do – don’t click on any coloured boxes ! – it’s a new clickjacking attack on the loose. It’s affecting thousands of users and spreading like wildfire through their status updates.
The scam comes in the form of a status update containing a link with the words: “OMG This GUY Went A Little To Far WITH His Revenge On His EX Girlfriend.”
As with all similar scams, after users click on the link, they’re asked to go through a fake captcha-style mechanism to see any content.
The fake captcha asks you to click on two colored boxes, which are actually linked to Facebook’s Share and “Like” buttons, effectively causing users to “Like” the page, as well as post the aforementioned status update to their own walls.
It doesn’t appear that this clickjacking attack spreads malware, but it’s a clear case of spam, and thus annoying to most users. If you or someone you know fell for the trick, you are advised to remove the status update and the related links from your “Likes” section on your Facebook profile page.