Title: Security and Spambot Check Facebook Scam [Via Fanpages]
Scam Name: Security and Spambot Check Facebook Scam [Via Fanpages]
Scam Signature Message: Variable [depends on the Facebook Fanpage Name]
* Girls in Bikinis Fanpage
* Girl who had sex with 5000 men Fanpage
* Why are you complaining about pervs adding you if you have slutty pictures? Fanpage
Scam Type: Clickjacking/Likejacking Scam
Trending: August 2010
Why it’s a Scam: Fanpages trick you into sharing the page with your network through a security check which states:
The content you are about to view may be inappropriate for some users. It may contain shocking graphics, nudity or disrespect other individuals
To view this content, please verify that you are 18 or older by pressing confirm button below
the next spam bot check will trick you into sharing more scam fanpages with your friend.
Due to the increased number of spam bots putting extra load on our servers, please verify you are HUMAN
Follow the instructions below to proceed
Click the buttons in this order. 3, 1, 2
upon garnering a big number of fans, these scam pages may then send out links that will direct Facebook users to sites with malware, phishing sites, etc.
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 link. unlike and report the said fanpages too.
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: