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Wednesday, December 07, 2011

Like Jacking on Facebook Videos mostly

A while back a friend of mine told me that she saw a video on her profile which one of her friends had placed on her facebook wall. The facebook wall is basically where one can post coments on whats going on with that person or a friend can place suggestions, comments, videos and so on.

But what was strange about the posting on my friends moms wall was that the video seemed out of characteristic from what her other friend normally post. It was a fake video which was linked to what is called a posion site. The video encourages a user to click the video which in turn infects the computer users computer.

So what does the like jacking have to do. Well what happens is that when you click the video it clicks a like on that video so people will assume you like that video so in return it encourages people to click the video to see what the fuss is all about.

So in essence by clicking the video your computer get infected so there is a possibility your profile could get compromised.

If something like this happens make sure to change your facebook password right away. Make sure your facebook and your email passwords are different from one another.

This will make it easier to fix your facebook. Run Malwarebyes since most antivirus programs may not find it.

Surf safe.

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