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Offline Bugbatter

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Christmas Tree App Virus Hoax Spreads On Facebook
« on: November 22, 2010, 12:23:26 pm »

Thousands of Facebook users are warning each other about a Christmas Tree virus said to be spreading in the form of a rogue application on the social network.

The only problem with this warning? It's utterly bogus.

Continued here with screenshots:
http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2010/11/22/christmas-tree-app-virus-hoax-spreads-on-facebook/




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Re: Christmas Tree App Virus Hoax Spreads On Facebook
« Reply #1 on: November 23, 2010, 01:33:05 am »
They need a Snopes, just for FaceBook.  Thanks!   :)1
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