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Facebook scam – Kristen Stewart was taped drunk and having s#x

 May 8, 2012

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Once again Facebook is flooded with a new scam carrying a very bold message – “Kristen Stewart was taped drunk and having s#x”. With such a bold message the attacker tries to lure more and more victims towards his fatal intentions. If you click on the link to watch the video,...

Facebook scam – Free Ray-Ban Sunglasses and TOMS shoes

 May 3, 2012

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Facebook is flooded with new scam messages which say “Free Ray-Ban Sunglasses and TOMS shoes”. This time scammers are using popular brand names like Ray-Ban sunglasses and TOMS shoes to trick Facebook users. This is a similar sort of Facebook scam wherein free merchandise is advertised. The scam lures users by giving them the prospect...

Facebook Scam – Most embarrassing moment ever in beauty contest

 November 17, 2011

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There is a new scam spreading around in Facebook. The scam spreads by tempting a user to click a link that shows the message – “Most embarrassing moment ever in Beauty Contest”. The scam also has following description – “Poor girl makes the biggest mistake of her life on a...

Facebook Scam – Play Mario Kart Game

 November 3, 2011

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A new Facebook Scam – “Play Mario Kart Game”, tries to deceive a viewer that anyone can play the Mario Kart game on Facebook. The scam says – “Play Mario Kart on Facebook with your Friends! Join the multiplayer mayhem NOW! Click here to play”. When a viewer clicks the...

Steve Jobs’ death – Facebook Scam

 October 10, 2011

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Facebook scammers are once again exploiting a celebrity’s death. Former Apple CEO, Steve Jobs’ death news is the target just like many before him. Only a few hours after his death a Facebook page titled “R.I.P. Steve Jobs” is said to have gone up, with text claiming that 50 free...

Free Southwest Airlines tickets – Facebook Scam

 October 3, 2011

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There is yet another scam spreading on Facebook today. This time users are being offered two free Southwest Airlines tickets. Needless to say, Southwest Airlines are not running any such promotion and users are simply being tricked into completing online surveys. Spammers are sending out the following message regarding how...

“This Girl Killed Herself After Dad Posted This on her Wall” – Facebook SCAM!

 September 26, 2011

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Recently we found this scam saying: “Tragic…this girl killed herself because of what her dad posted on her wall… how sad and wrong” It was posted via “My Best Stalkers” which seems to be some kind of facebook application. Furthermore, it uses a fake BBC video player to trick Facebook...

VISA and MasterCard Scam – Beware

 September 20, 2011

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This morning I want to inform you about another scam that was brought to my notice. This one involves Visa and MasterCard credit cards. There is a fake email doing the rounds and it carries a panicky subject line – “Important Notice to all Debit Card Users”. It also has...

Dad Drops His Daughter to Try to Catch a Baseball – Facebook Scam

 July 26, 2011

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The video of a dad dropping his daughter while trying to catch a baseball at an LA Dodgers Vs. Florida Marlins game made for a widely viewed video. Such videos often get popular on YouTube. Spammers have targeted the popularity of this video and have begun to spread spam on...