Scam Name: OMG This GUY Went A Little To Far WITH His Revenge On His EX Girlfriend.” Facebook Scam
Scam Signature Message: The scam’s modus operandi is to appear in a status update with the message: “OMG This GUY Went A Little To Far WITH His Revenge On His EX Girlfriend.”
Scam Link: When you click the link you are taken to a fake captcha page that looks like this:
Scam Type: Clickjacking scam
Trending: September 2010
Why it’s a Scam: When you click the buttons that are masked to looked like captcha, you are actually “liking” the page and “sharing” the page with your friends. A pretty clever trick! The scam doesn’t appear malicious at the moment, it is just generating spam.
How to Deal with the Scam:
If you did make the mistake of passing the link onto your friends, you should clean-up your newsfeed and profile to remove references to the all of the page referenced above.
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