Researchers at F-Secure have found an interesting new attempt by scammers to infiltrate Facebook. The scammers utilize a fake anti-virus that tags 20 “Friends” in a picture containing the anti-virus software. If another user clicks the link, it provides a warning saying “Allowing Antivirus in Focebook access will let it pull your profile information, photos, your friend’s info, and other content that it requires to work.”
Facebook is currently working to remove the fake apps. A number of variations on the apps include misspellings of Facebook, such as Focebook and F’acebook.
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