'Most beautiful' scams proliferate on Facebook

Security researchers from Kaspersky Labs have intercepted a currently spamvertised Facebook scam, enticing users into clicking on a bogus news story.

Security researchers from Kaspersky Labs have intercepted a currently spamvertised Facebook scam, enticing users into clicking on a bogus video link.

The campaign is propagating using multiple themes. For instance:

  • If you like Nutella, never look this video!!!
  • Drill a tooth abscess! Disgusting :s
  • Compilation of Embarrassing and Busted! Photos, Awesome :D
  • Transgender 10-Year-Old, Boy Happier As A Girl !
  • A Really Giant Baby ! Amazing it looks so real :D
  • Air Race Plane Crashed in the crowd during a show !
  • The worst thing that can happen to a girl!
  • A fisherman catches a couple when they make ... :D

As always, the scammers are monetizing their clickjacking/likejacking campaign, by exposing Facebook's users to additional ads. Users who click on the video, will automatically re-post copy of the bogus video link on their walls.

Users are advised to user Firefox's NoScript extension to prevent clickjacking/likejacking attempts.

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