'The World Funniest Condom Commercial - LOL' scam spreading on Facebook

Summary:Security researchers from Sophos have spotted yet another scam currently spreading on Facebook.

Security researchers from Sophos have spotted yet another scam currently spreading on Facebook. The World Funniest Condom Commercial - LOL scam attempts to trick users into clicking on the link which will eventually lead them to a bogus YouTube video screen.

Spamvertised as:

The World Funniest Condom Commercial - LOL haha its really so funny ~ Dont Miss it !

Upon clicking anywhere on the screen, users will then unknowingly "Like" the bogus video and further distribute it across Facebook. Users are advised to be extra vigilant when interacting with Facebook links, even those distributed by trusted friends, and take advantage of the anti-clickjacking features offered by the NoScript Firefox add-on.

Topics: Social Enterprise, Security

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Dancho Danchev is an independent security consultant and cyber threats analyst, with extensive experience in open source intelligence gathering, and cybercrime incident response. He's been an active security blogger since 2007, and maintains a popular security blog sharing real-time threats intelligence data with the rest of the community... Full Bio

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