>LikeJacking Alert : Hidden Camera 2011


Are you seeing your friends “liking” this Link?

Its from a “Like Jacking” scam below. (click images to enlarge)

Scam Application address http://apps.facebook.com/istatus_facebook/
Damage Control ( Like-Jacking )

What Like-Jacking Means.
Like-Jacking is a Facebook-enabled Click-Jacking attack that tricks Facebook users into clicking a hidden “Like Button” on External web pages. Most Facebook users are unaware that a like-jacking has taken place due to the fact the like button is usually hidden behind a fake video play button or some other object on the web page. Users will instinctively click these fake objects thinking they are harmless. Many Facebook users end up leaving the Scam sitting on their wall for days because they never knew it happened. Their friends come along and fall right in to the same trap once they click. AVOID IT. Read and share this with your friends.

Damage Control ( For those who have fallen victim. )

How to Recover From Like-Jacking
If you have fallen victim to a Like-Jacking scam, you need to clean up your facebook profile immediately. You can do this by simply removing the “Like” made to your wall. This will ensure that you do not continue to assist the scam artist in spreading his Like-Jacking ruse to your friends and even further throughout the facebook network. .

How To Remove A Like Message From Your Wall
  1. Navigate to your profile wall by clicking the “Profile” link at the top of your facebook home page.
  2. Scroll down your profile wall till you locate the like, then click on the little “X” at the top right corner of the message. 
  3. Select “Remove And Unlike” from the menu and the message/Like will be removed.
How To Remove A Unwanted like From Your “Liked Pages List”
A few facebook users have complained about the unwanted “Likes” remaining in their “Liked Pages List”. This  list is located in your profile info area, in the “Activities and Interests” section, under the “Show Other Pages” link. The problem seems to happen even after following the directions listed above. If this happens to you please follow these direction as well.
  1. Navigate to your profile wall by clicking the “Profile” link at the top of your facebook home page.
  2. Once on your profile page click “Info” right below your profile picture, then Scroll down to the heading “Activities and Interests” and click the “Edit” link to the right.
  3. At the bottom of the Edit Activities and Interests page click the “Show Other Pages” link.
  4. The “Other Pages You Like” Dialog Box will open and from there you can scroll through your list of liked pages and remove the ones you don’t want by clicking the “Remove Page” Button..

Damage Control ( Rogue App )

Rogue Applications Explained ( App Spam )
Defined- There are weaknesses in facebook that allow unscrupulous facebook application developers access to your facebook information and to use your facebook account as a means to spread a fake viral messages/ads across facebook. Once you install a rogue app it does not function as promised. It instead mines your data and/or spam’s your wall in an attempt to spread itself to your friends and throughout facebook.

How to Recover After A Rogue Application Install
If you have installed any Rogue Applications within your facebook profile, you may be currently spamming your wall and or your friends News Feeds with the Rogue Applications viral/scam messages. You must remove the messages from your wall by deleting the post and remove the rogue app by uninstalling it from your facebook profile.

How to remove a Rogue Application and it’s Spam Messages from your profile:

To Remove The Rogue Applications Messages From Your Wall:
  1. Navigating to your profile wall, then locate the message you want to remove.
  2. Once you’ve located the message click on the little “X” at the top right corner of the message. 
  3. At that point Facebook will either open a dialog box which will ask you are sure you want to remove the post, or it will offer you a menu. If you get The Dialog Box simply click the “Remove Post” button in the dialog box to remove the message. If you get The Menu simply Select “Remove Post OR Remove Post and Revoke The Publishing Rights of {App Name}” from the menu and the message will be removed.
To Remove The Rogue Application From Your Facebook Profile:
  1. From your Facebook home page Click Account, then “Privacy Settings”.
  2. Then under the heading “Applications, Games, and Websites” click “Edit Settings”.
  3. To the right of the heading “Applications You Use” Click the “Edit Settings” button.
  4. Finally find the rogue application you want to remove in the list and click the “Little X” to the right of it’s name. From there Simply follow the facebook prompts to remove the app.

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