Wednesday, June 02, 2010

"Likejacking" Takes Off on Facebook [ReadWriteWeb]

Sign of the times

Security researchers are warning of the newest Facebook threat, something they're calling "likejacking," a Facebook-enabled clickjacking attack that tricks users into clicking links that mark the clicked site as one of your Facebook "likes." These likes then show up on your profile and, of course, in your Facebook News Feed where your friends can see the link and click it, allowing the vicious, viral cycle to continue.

"Likejacking" Takes Off on Facebook

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