A scam is spreading rapidly across Facebook, luring users into clicking on a link, using messages like the following:
This American GUY must be Stoned to [email protected]th for doing this to a GIRL: [LINK]
Other versions can read, in a seasonal twist:
This American GUY must be Stoned to [email protected] for doing this to a GIRL on Christmas Eve: [LINK]
If you are tempted to find out what “this American guy” did to a girl that means he “must be stoned to death” (or “[email protected]” as the scammers put it), then you’re presented with a fake video thumbnail which shows a young woman in her skimpy underthings, standing by a locked door.
You can imagine that this is going to be hard for many hot blooded males with a twitchy mouse finger to resist. But from there on, it’s pretty much the same old story that we’ve described on many other occasions.
You are tricked into giving permission to a third party application (including giving it…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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