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How does Facebook spam work?

Asked by rexpresso (920points) September 6th, 2010

For example a friend of mine was just victim of this spam:

http://www.callingallgeeks.org/facebook-spam-alert-ive-added-smileys-to-this-comment-wanna-see-them/

Do you have any idea how they are implemented?

Not that I have any interest on doing it, just wondering if it’s those things called XSS vulnerability or whatever…

Thanks :)

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Vortico's avatar

This looks like a use of clickjacking.

SmoothEmeraldOasis's avatar

Do you know how or what we can do to protect ourselves from this clickjacking?

Vortico's avatar

I answered this question a few months ago on WebApps.StackExchange. It pretty much sums it up.

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