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Be Careful Before You ‘Like’ This on Facebook

facebook_logoWarning: If you receive news feed carrying any of the following links ‘Liked’ by any of your Facebook friends, don’t click on the link to check it out. It’s a clickjacking worm attack spreading through the ‘Like’ option and has affected hundreds of thousands of users.


These messages include: “LOL This girl gets OWNED after a POLICE OFFICER reads her STATUS MESSAGE,” “This man takes a picture of himself EVERYDAY for 8 YEARS!!,” “The Prom Dress That Got This Girl Suspended From School” and “This Girl Has An Interesting Way Of Eating A Banana .Check It Out!”

Clicking on any of these links takes you to a blank page saying “Click here to continue”. Clicking on this page then publishes the same message to your profile and news feed. The worm doesn’t harm in any other way but you’d rather be not carrying it in your account.

Security firm Sophos has identified the linked pages as being infected with the Troj/iframe-ET worm and has recommended deleting any such entries showing up in your news feed and also making sure no such WebPages have been linked to your Profile.

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One Response to “Be Careful Before You ‘Like’ This on Facebook”

  1. Maheroo says:

    this was an informative address to the worm, and i actually don’t understand what the worm generator will get benefited doing this.

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