With malevolent Facebook applications being already all-pervasive for deceptively posting content onto members' walls, there are more-and-more manual script assaults occurring, causing numerous users to get victimized everyday, thus published Help Net Security in news on May 6, 2011.
Earlier scammers used to apply the method of distributing fake software to proliferate their scams via social-networking websites. Prior to that, their tendency was for tricking users into replicating scripts onto the address bar of their Web-browsers for attaining the identical outcome.
But, with users getting used to overlooking a certain method of cyber-criminals, while Facebook is also getting increasingly better at detecting and preventing the fake software, the replication of scripts is coming back in vogue.
Nevertheless, this kind of problem occurs in other social-networking websites too besides Facebook. Efforts are on for eliminating them. Despite that users must remain watchful as also tread cautiously while browsing on social networks.
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» SPAMfighter News - 12-05-2011
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