Facebook now has a dislike button! – The Scam Spreads

Facebook LogoSecurity experts Sophos.com reported a new Facebook scam which spreads a hoax message of Facebook having a “Dislike Button”. The scam adds a message to the walls of victims. The message says “Facebook now has a dislike button! Click ‘Enable Dislike Button’ to turn on the new feature!“.

The “Enable Dislike Button” appears lower down alongside “Link” and “Comment” to fool some users into believing that it is a genuine link provided by Facebook. Clicking on the”Enable Dislike Button” link will forward the fake message to all of your online friends by posting it to your profile and runs obfuscated Javascript on your computer.

Facebook Dislike Button

[advt]There is no official dislike button provided by Facebook. But it remains something that many Facebook users would like, and so scammers have often used the offer of a “Dislike button” as bait for the unwary.

Here’s another example that is spreading, attempting to trick you into pasting JavaScript into your browser’s address bar, before leading you to a survey scam:

Facebook Dislike Button Scam

Thanks to all those scammers, hope Facebook will now listen to the users and will come up with a dislike button.

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