Facebook Scam - Have You Been Tagged in a YouTube Video? - Facebook Scam
Viral messages are circulating Facebook claiming that Facebook users have been tagged in a [YouTube] video and urges users to click a video thumbnail where apparently users would be able to see the video they have been tagged in.
Messages that are being circulated include -
Yo (name) why are you tagged in this video
omg! (name) why are you tagged in this vid
WTF!! (name) why are you tagged in this video
This is not the first time the bait of telling someone they have been tagged in a YouTube video has been used to trick Facebook users. We have reported both in 2009 and 2010 about both phishing attacks or malware attacks that have used such messages to lure victims into a trap. Such messages were mostly circulated through the FBMail facility and through wall posts, though this is the first threat we have seen that has the ability to address Facebook users by their first name, a startling indication of the progressive evolution such Facebook scams are adopting.
If you did fall for this one, remove all posts that your account made as a result and warn your friends not to click on the post your account made, and run an up-to-date antivirus scan on your computer.
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