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Facebook Video Scam Alert! “Nobody can watch this video for more than 15 seconds”

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 April 29, 2016

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Although pretty old, this Facebook video scam has again started gaining momentum on Facebook. This post explains what is this all about. A couple of days back, I saw a post on my Facebook timeline which looked like this: The post reads “You cannot watch this video for more than 15...

Facebook Basics: How to Easily Avoid Phishing Scams

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 April 18, 2016
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Phishing attacks over Facebook and other social media channels are not uncommon. In fact, it is very likely that people fall for such attacks when it comes from an innocent looking link or post that is shared by somebody on their friend’s list. Facebook, with millions of users from all...

Facebook scam, Snowden interview and other IT security news

 August 23, 2014

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A new Facebook scam has been found doing the rounds recently, and it is something we here at Quick Heal have experienced as well. Apart from this, we have a special interview with Edward Snowden, infamous NSA whistleblower from Wired magazine that anyone interested in cybersecurity and state surveillance should...

Beware of the ‘Facebook Color Changer App’ Malware Scam!

 August 8, 2014

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Have you come across the Facebook Color Changer App? Be informed that, this is yet another scam by hackers to target Facebook users. According to latest reports, about 10,000 Facebook users have already fallen prey to this scam and infected their computers. Known as the Facebook Color Changer App, this...