The Pink Profile Pic Facebook virus hoax

Graham Cluley

A warning is being spread by Facebook users, worried that their friends may have caught a computer virus because their profile picture has gained a pink tinge.

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Graham Cluley Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

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