Just 14 years Old drunk girl did this infront of all Public
Scam Type: Rogue Browser Extension
Trending: July 2013
Why it’s a Scam:
Clicking on the link shown above takes you to the following landing page:
Clicking the play button directs you to the scam page where it appears that you need to update your Flash plugin:
Scammers often use tricks like this to make unsuspecting users think they need to update their Flash plugin, or download some other type of video plugin. We received a warning from our anti-virus software. We decided to stop here, and we recommend that you do the same. As with third party Facebook applications, you should be careful about the browser extensions that you install. If you are lucky, then you might get a bunch of adware installed to your browser. Rogue browser extensions are known to be malware delivery agents. You are totally at the mercy of the add-on developer! Only install add-ons from trusted, well-known sources!
How to Deal with the Scam:
If you did make the mistake of installing the browser extension, then see the following guide to learn how to remove it from your system:
It’s also possible that the plugin is hi-jacking Facebook accounts and spreading the spam messages. Infected users should end all active sessions, change their Facebook password and remove the post from their Timeline. You should also run a full system scan with a competent anti-virus program.
If you or your Facebook friends are falling for tricks like this, it’s time to get yourself informed of the latest threats. Be sure to join the Facecrooks page on Facebook to be kept informed of the latest security issues.
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