Scam Signature Message:
[REAL VIDEO] A hot girl is stripping on cam and… look what happens!!
Scam Type: Malware, Click-jacking
Trending: June 2011
Why it’s a Scam:
Clicking on the main link takes you to www.videotonight.info, a poorly designed page that tries to appear like a YouTube video:
Clicking play will click-jack and like-jack your account. This means that there is underlying code on the page that will cause you to “like” the page and post the scammer’s message to your Facebook wall. We also received the following malware alert:
Always be careful what you click! You never know when a harmless looking link can get you into trouble!
How to Deal with the Scam:
If your anti-virus software failed to block the intrusion, then you should run a complete system scan with your anti-virus program. You also are now spamming your friends with the message shown above. Clean-up your newsfeed and profile to remove references to the scam. (click the “x” in the top right hand corner of the post).
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. Also check out:
We also recommend that you install Safego by BitDefender. It is a Facebook application that will scan your News Feed and help keep you safe from scams like this.