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Scam Alert: Your Trusted Friends Can Hack Your Facebook Account

Scam Alert: Your Trusted Friends Can Hack Your Facebook Account

October 12, 2017Mohit Kumar
If you receive a message from any of your Facebook Friends asking for urgent help to recover their Facebook account, since they've ad...
Beware of New Celebrity Sex Tape (Scam) Leaked on Facebook!

Beware of New Celebrity Sex Tape (Scam) Leaked on Facebook!

December 12, 2016Mohit Kumar
If you came across a celebrity sex video on Facebook featuring Jessica Alba or any other celebrity, just avoid clicking it. Another Fac...
Spammers using Facebook Messenger to Spread Locky Ransomware

Spammers using Facebook Messenger to Spread Locky Ransomware

November 21, 2016Swati Khandelwal
If you came across any Facebook Message with an image file (exactly .SVG file format) send by any of your Facebook friends, just avoid cl...
Here's How to Get Facebook New 'Dislike Button' to Your Profile

Here's How to Get Facebook New 'Dislike Button' to Your Profile

September 22, 2015Swati Khandelwal
You may call this a misleading headline. Right? Yes, it's True. And I apologize for this. But… ...before someone else tricks...
Malware Poses as Flash Update Infects 110,000 Facebook Users within 2 Days

Malware Poses as Flash Update Infects 110,000 Facebook Users within 2 Days

January 30, 2015Wang Wei
Facebook users just Beware!! Don’t click any porn links on Facebook. Foremost reason is that you have thousands of good porn sites out ther...
AirAsia Indonesia Flight QZ 8501 : Cyber Criminals use missing Flight QZ 8501 mystery as Bait

AirAsia Indonesia Flight QZ 8501 : Cyber Criminals use missing Flight QZ 8501 mystery as Bait

December 28, 2014Swati Khandelwal
After the Mysterious Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 incident in March 2014 and the shooting of Malaysia Airline Flight MH17 by a grou...
'Facebook To Begin Charging Users $2.99 / Month' — Totally BULLSHIT!

'Facebook To Begin Charging Users $2.99 / Month' — Totally BULLSHIT!

September 22, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Facebook going to charge users per month?? Nobody expected such a news story this week, but it seems that Facebook will No longer be a F...
Win Apple's iPhone 6 For Free – A New Facebook Scam

Win Apple's iPhone 6 For Free – A New Facebook Scam

September 16, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Apple's iPhone 6 FREE ? Of course not ! It’s only a hoax, but scammers have announced the just release iPhone 6 free. Another F...
Sick Facebook Scammers Exploit Robin Williams' Suicide

Sick Facebook Scammers Exploit Robin Williams' Suicide

August 16, 2014Wang Wei
Scammers spare no incident to target as many victims as possible, and this time they are exploiting the tragic death of comic actor Robi...
Facebook Takes Down Bitcoin Stealing Botnet that Infected 250,000 Computers

Facebook Takes Down Bitcoin Stealing Botnet that Infected 250,000 Computers

July 09, 2014Mohit Kumar
Once again Facebook is on The Hacker News ! This time not for any scam or surveillance, but for a different reason.  The social netw...
Tracy Morgan Dead? Facebook Scam Targeting Users with Malware

Tracy Morgan Dead? Facebook Scam Targeting Users with Malware

June 27, 2014Wang Wei
Oh MY God! Is Tracy Morgan Really Dead? NO, Thankfully it’s only a hoax, but scammers announced the popular comedian and actor Tracy Mo...
Real Ghost Caught on Camera! New Facebook Scams Lure Users to Download Malware

Real Ghost Caught on Camera! New Facebook Scams Lure Users to Download Malware

May 10, 2014Mohit Kumar
If your Facebook wall offers you any horror videos that claim to be of a real ghost spotted, don’t dare to click on them, as it may be h...
SCAMMYY! Mark Zuckerberg Can Deactivate Your Facebook Account Anytime

SCAMMYY! Mark Zuckerberg Can Deactivate Your Facebook Account Anytime

May 06, 2014Swati Khandelwal
If you see any wall post or inbox message -- saying, “ Warning!!! Facebook Security Warning!!! Do this before your account gets deactiva...