Monday, September 7, 2009

Beware of the Facebook Fan Check virus AND anything that claims to solve it

The Faceook Fan Check virus is allegedly a malicious Facebook application that steals the password and email of Facebook users who sign up for the app. According to Mashable, the application is not necessary a virus, but hackers could benefit from the fear of the virus by offering 'solutions' to the alleged Facebook Fan Check Virus, by offering 'infected' programs to remove the (possibly) fake virus.

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