Scam Signature Message: From couple to Family in 39 Months
Scam Type: Click-Jacking, Like-Jacking
Trending: March 2011
Why it’s a Scam:
Once you click on the Wall Post link, you are taken to the following page:
How to Deal with the Scam:
Clicking on the YouTube image click-jacks your account and spreads the spam message to your friends. You need to clean up your newsfeed and remove the item from your wall by clicking the small “x” in the top right hand corner of the post. Some users are reporting their computer gets infected with a virus after visiting FouTube pages. If this occurs you will need to install/update your anti-virus software and run a complete system scan of your machine.
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