Free Norton App Targets Malicious Facebook ‘Likejacking’ [Security]

With accessibility being one of the central features of almost every “smart” device, it is no wonder that social networking has become an integral part of the everyday routine. But one of the factors that takes away from this experience is the increasing number of virtual traps that hackers design to victimize and/or profit from social networking users. Among the most prolific attacks on Facebook members is the “likejacking” scam, a form of click hijacking whereby users are tricked into recommending a site they’ve never visited. In response to this malicious practice, Norton has created a …

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Related Terms: facebook, link, norton, social networking, application

Source: http://www.infopackets.com/news/security/2011/20110905_free_norton_app_targets_malicious_facebook_likejacking.htm

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