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Facebook Clickjacking Attack Spreading Through “Likes”.

A new clickjacking worm is spreading through Facebook via the “Like” feature. The attack, which is said to have hit hundreds of thousands of users, uses a combination of social engineering and clickjacking to make it appear as if a user has “liked” a link.

The messages that are being used in the link text include, “LOL This girl gets OWNED after a POLICE OFFICER reads her STATUS MESSAGE,” “This man takes a picture of himself EVERYDAY for 8 YEARS!!,” “The Prom Dress That Got This Girl Suspended From School” and “This Girl Has An Interesting Way Of Eating A Banana , Check It Out!

When a user clicks on the text that appears to be “liked” he is taken to a blank page that just has the text, “Click here to continue.” Clicking anywhere on that page will then publish the same message to that users Facebook page.

Src: [ via mashable]

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