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Whats with this facebook virus?

Asked by Mtl_zack (6759points) June 16th, 2008

something about pot. i got it today and it got sent to all my friends and i deleted all the posts. should i do anything else? i heard its not a computer thing, but a facebook thing.

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eambos's avatar

Change your password and, even though they say it’s not a computer thing, scan your computer. I’d also change all of my other passwords too.

jlm11f's avatar

i haven’t heard about it, what is the virus exactly? i mean, how did you know you have it?

Allie's avatar

I have the same questions as PnL.

Mtl_zack's avatar

apparently theres something going around (in an app or something), and it sends a message where theres a link to buy some good pot. since your facebook is connected with your email (you log in with it), it totally screws that up too. the virus affects your facebook contacts, as well as your email contacts. so, i just changed all my accounts on every newsletter, and i created another msn with a gmail account, instead of hotmail (the only advantage).

robmandu's avatar

Lesson Learned: When signing up for an account somewheres, and they ask for your email address, make sure you don’t use the same password on the new account as needed to access your email.

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