Facebook is one of the types of socialnetwork media websites that are available for anyone in the world. It was traditionally created to connect with individuals from all over the world. This includes workmates, family and friends. However, as the growing increase of millions of users, business are also trying to connect with their customers more so than ever and so does the increase of spam.
Facebook is losing the arms race with spammers in the latest battle, with new social-engineering attacks spreading like wildfire on the site just days after it rolled out new security features that were supposed to block spam. The spammers quickly modified their work to evade Facebook's scam detection system.
For example, the company began turning on a feature last week that displays warnings when it detects that users are about to be duped by cross-site scripting (XSS) and clickjacking attacks, where people are tricked into clicking something or pasting some code into their browser web address bar. Yet several XSS attacks over the weekend failed to trigger the warning, including one where users were tempted with a post that said "Facebook now has a dislike button! Click 'Enable Dislike Button' to turn on the new feature!"
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