Facebook has become the latest website to be found pushing services that deliver highly deceptive security warnings designed to trick users into buying software. Purveyors of this scam are making use of Facebook Flyers, small ads that get posted on Facebook pages associated with a specific region. At 5,000 impressions for just …
Not terribly surprising...
...given that they've been spamming me at my work address for a couple of months now. I get ads straight from facebook (not an affil, and directlinked in the emails so nobody else could benefit) every couple of weeks.
Of course, everyone knows that spammers only hawk viagra and penny stocks, so nobody calls them on it.
So you were browsing for women on the net and ended up with something to write a story about. Way to go!
$10.00 for 5000 adverts!
Bargin! Never mind the crudware. Imagin the fun you could have with 5000 adverts saying whatever you want!
Or you could just use NoScript
and avoid all crap like this
I got this
I had this and thought Id been infected somewhere... now I know why a scan returned nothing.
I didn't even click the ad :/
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