Facebook Fancheck "Virus"

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by dovislt, Sep 7, 2009.

  1. dovislt

    dovislt Junior Member

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    Well as some of you may know that facebook has recently been having some problems with the status feeds ect.. A rumor has been going round that its actually caused by the application which is a new craze called "fancheck".

    When you google "fancheck virus" you would find MANY malware and fake virus scan sites in the top 10. I was just wondering if any of you are monetizing this with maybe PPI or something. Maybe someone is just infecting people and building a ghost army.

    Facebook hasn't released anything official about this "fancheck" thing but from what I can see facebook is getting more dangerous by the day.
     
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    mr4army Regular Member

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    Code:
    http://mashable.com/2009/09/07/facebook-fan-check-virus-hoax/
    The app itself doesnt seem to be a virus, but whoever created all the rumours about it being one seems to have done a pretty good job.