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Is this likely to be a facebook group harvesting the guestbooks for "legitimate" purposes or a full on scam?
A fella at work was talking about his friend having her facebook account hacked and a call for help ($1000) put out to her friends by unknown persons. Is this likely to be something similar to her problem? If they ask you for a password then most people would use their facebook password for simplicity and leave themselves open to such attacks and hacking account hijacks I would think. If so at least 1770 people seem to be at risk here...
edit : I just noticed the post below about facebook applications and understand a bit better.
is it normally advised to try and shut down the application permanently or would some other action be advised?
bill2 Baiting Guru
Joined: 10 Sep 2006
Location: Yeah who can tell me where I am?
Fri Jan 07, 2011 2:10 pm
No clue if it could harm, but I normally refuse all facebook requests to my real account unless I know the sender very well.
Face book will use your name to send out requests to your friends in your name to join whatever they think could use a few clicks($$)
So I keep all facebook related sites blocked on my real account and all their email marked as spam.
My "play" accounts though are in for everything
There are virus warnings and such on facebook, so make sure your gear is up to par before you start.
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