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Facebook Hacker Alert

Claim:   Facebook notifications stating that someone has commented on your status point to password-stealing login pages.

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Examples:   [Weekly World News, February 2011]

HACKER ALERT: THERE IS A NEW WAY 2 HACK YOUR FACE BOOK. A NOTIFICATION WILL BE SENT 2 YOU THAT ONE OF YOUR FRIENDS HAS COMMENTED ON YOUR STATUS, IT WILL OPEN A NEW PAGE & TELL YOU TO RE-ENTER YOUR FACE BOOK USER NAME & PASSWORD. CAUTION!!! THIS PAGE LOOKS JUST LIKE FACE BOOK LOGIN PAGE, SO BE ON THE LOOKOUT!!!! PLEASE RE-POST THIS TO YOUR STATUS TO LET YOUR FB FAMILY KNOW!!! BE AWARE FRIENDS

 

Origins:   Research in progress.

Last updated:   17 February 2011

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