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Topic # 115583 31-Mar-2013 11:09 Send private message

So in the last few days I have clicked on a couple of dodgy links. 

One was an interracial porn video someone i know apparently shared, the next day i saw someone else i know apparently share it. o im thinking when people click on it it automatically shares it and the account owner can't see the activity on there page only everyone else can. 

I clicked on it out of curiosity i do not have friends that constantly share porn.

Then I saw someone else giving big long links to a life meaning type / words of wisdom type image. Maybe genuine may not be. I clicked on the link and was taken to the image. I thought the person who wrote it to the other person was a weird situation, do they even know each other? then scrolled down and saw the did a similar thing to someone else. 

It may be legit, and people pranking by liking the interacial porn link, but i am worried there is stuff my account is posting that i can't see

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  Reply # 789877 31-Mar-2013 11:23 Send private message

Yeah - you need to change your facebook password ASAP AND run in depth virus scans on your machines, including rootkit scans.



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  Reply # 789880 31-Mar-2013 11:33 Send private message

changed my password before i started this thread, in the process of running avast full scan now, which will be followed by malwarebytes full scan

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  Reply # 790097 1-Apr-2013 03:05 Send private message

Those click jacking facebook worms that abuse the facebook like platform are pretty common.

Basically they trick you into clicking a button on a third party website by either hiding it or disguising it as something else eg: play button on a video or view larger link... this triggers a facebook like as if you were clicking the facebook like button for real on a normal third party website.... which is how it ends up on your wall.

You can read more about how these work (links below):

http://www.troyhunt.com/2012/10/she-did-what-in-school-mechanics-of.html
http://www.troyhunt.com/2012/11/disassembling-woolworths-facebook-scam.html




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  Reply # 790563 2-Apr-2013 11:42 Send private message

Is it normal for me to not be able to see it on my wall myself? or did i escape lucky. 

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