BEWARE! BEWARE! BEWARE!
|Video Calling SCAM (Photo)|
|VIDEO CALLING SCAM! (Photo)|
What is clever about this one is that if it were true that Facebook Video Chat was an application, you might be more easily convinced to approve the application to have more liberal permissions.
This version asks for your personal information, the ability to post messages to your wall, read your posts(?) and to do all of this any time it likes...
Strange, if it were a video calling app it would presumably only need to access my data when I am using it, right?
Fortunately, aside from being a better social engineering trick than many Facebook scams, this one simply spams your friends and leads you to the ubiquitous surveys to fill out and generate referral fees for the criminals.
If you see a wall post referencing "Enable video calls.", don't click it! Send your friend a message that they have been tricked.
I am sure this won't be the last scam targeting folks who wish to use Facebook's new service. Never download executables or other content proclaiming to enable the service.
Source: Naked Security
REMEMBER: FACEBOOK'S VIDEO CALLING IS NOT AN APPLICATION OR WHATSOEVER!
IF YOU WANT TO USE VIDEO CALLING JUST GO TO THIS LINK: http://www.facebook.com/videocalling (You can use and try it now! But, Facebook will automatically install it to all of the Facebook users in a few weeks!)
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