Scam Signature Message: Video: Who Needs Changing Rooms?
Scam Type: Click-Jacking – Like-Jacking – Survey Scam
Trending: March 2011
Why it’s a Scam:
Once you click on the Wall Post link, you are taken to the following page:
Clicking play will “click-jack and like-jack” your account, and you will be spreading the spam message via your Facebook news feed. The page will also load the following survey scam:
How to Deal with the Scam:
If you did make the mistake of clicking on the scam message you will need to check your news feed and make sure you aren’t spamming the message to your friends. If you are, you need to remove the item from your wall by clicking the small “x” in the top right hand corner of the post. There is an option to “remove and unlike.”
The Frogger download is known to contain malware. Don’t take the chance of infecting your system by downloading games from shady sources like this. Completing survey scams also is a danger to your privacy, and your friends won’t like getting spammed with the messages you’ll be sending out.
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