Facebook Scam – Facebook and Walmart Invite you to get a $1000 Gift Card this Christmas

Posted: December 20, 2012 in IT Security News, Security Notices
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HackersCyberhawks launched a new campaign, timed to coincide with the upcoming holidays.

Potential victims of fraudsters Favorites of Facebook. Attackers send messages to network users, alleging that Facebook with Walmart gives to all who register by clicking on the link contained in the message, gift cards for $ 1000 (764 Euros). Cyberhawks Victims typically receive the following message:

 “Hey friends, I got a $ 1000 Gift Card from WALMART as a Christmas Gift! Get it right away! -> Bil.ly, “

1000 Walmart Giftcard

According Facecrooks.com, users who switch to a malicious link to a site where they receive instructions on how to obtain an authentication token.

Then they are asked to install a fake application Facebook-Walmart and take part in various surveys.

local walmart scam

Following the instructions received, the victims actually allow attackers to gain access to their timeline Facebook. In addition, participating in the polls, they are helping the fraudsters to profit.

To avoid falling victim cyberhawks, experts, as usual, advise users to be very careful not to click on links contained in the message with a suspiciously lucrative offers.

Related link: http://facecrooks.com/Scam-Watch/Facebook-and-Walmart…

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