Another day, another Facejack attack. We see a lot of these sorts of scams, alluringly titled posts – typically with a promise to show you who has been visiting your profile (or infamously, video of Osama Bin Laden's death) – that try to get you to click to see some special content.
The latest one looks like this:
Actually, if you hover your mouse over the "CLICK 2 SEE YOUR STALKERS" text, you'll see that the URL actually redirects to another site, and in any normal facebook post you should actually see the "Share" button in this position
Facebook has recently taken efforts to put a stop to these sort of scams – particularly if they see the "Share" Button being replaced like this, but so far, it doesn't seem to be having much effect – we still see a lot of these sorts of posts spreading each week.
The best thing to do is, as always, Think before you click! The scammers and criminals who make malware for a living are relying on your curiosity, don't let them get the better of you!
Author Andrew Lee, ESET