Survey Scam

Want to know who has blocked you on Facebook? Survey scammers take advantage

Think a Facebook app can tell you which of your friends has blocked you? Think again. Scammers exploit social networkers once again with revenue-generating surveys.

6 year old’s Happy Meal from McDonalds leads to Facebook clickjacking scam

Happy Meal horror for 6 year old? It’s another Facebook scam spreading virally. Clickjacking technique helps spammers spread “Likes” to their webpages amongst innocent Facebook users.

Facebook sues CPALead CTO for alleged survey spamming

Steven Richter and Jason Swan of Las Vegas, and an affiliate marketing company, MaxBounty, are accused of participating in the schemes that promised Facebook users non-existent “Dislike” buttons or “Facebook Gold” accounts, but directed them to revenue-generating surveys instead.

Girl killed herself, after her dad posted this to her wall? No, a new spin on a Facebook scam

We’ve been monitoring a new spin on a Facebook scam, that claims a girl killed herself on Christmas Eve after her dad posted a message on her wall. Before we’ve documented both the related hoax warnings spread on Facebook, as well as scam pages that popped up trying to trick users into “liking” them, and the truth about the real woman’s death that has been exploited by heartless cybercriminals.

’10 Things Adults Never Tell Their Kids’ Facebook scam

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Free Facebook iPad beta-test offer is a scam

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Sneaky survey adverts prey on ham-fisted Wikipedia users

Read more in my article at Naked Security.