Facebook scam in progress.

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There is a scam floating around on Facebook capable of ensnaring even the most cautious of users like myself. I was on Facebook this morning browsing through the latest postings when I spotted what appeared to be an innocent link to some image claiming to hide something wrong. When I clicked on it, I was taken to a site called laughsocksoff.com where I was warned that the image might be inappropriate for visitors under 13, so I had to log in with my Facebook account to verify my age. After granting it some permissions to my account, I had to then “like” the “Laugh And Smile” page in order to view the image. After studying the image and finding nothing wrong, I did a search for Google to see if there was a solution and that’s when I realized I had fallen victim to a scam that collects information from my profile. Sure enough, it had posted a link to my wall containing a different image to lure another victim. I immediately changed my Facebook password, removed the permissions to laughsocksoff.com, unliked the “Laugh and Smile” page and removed the link from my timeline. I’m hoping this concludes the matter. Don’t let this happen to you.

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