Beware – Facebook Video Scam using Google Chrome

By | October 2nd, 2016|Categories: Scams|Tags: , , |

There another Facebook video scam doing the rounds. This Facebook Scam uses Google Chrome to attack your account and send spam to your friends. How do I know this, because I got caught (I am ashamed to say) yes, after warning you all of this very same thing, over and over. I clicked the link not thinking it could be unsafe, just not thinking on a Sunday morning.  This just shows you how easy it is to get caught out, because I think everything is a scam ! I was having a conversation with a friend over a delicate health matter, and she sent me a video, it just appeared like the above. I just thought she had got fed up with typing.  So I clicked the link, it wanted me to add an extension to watch it.  Crazy, me didn't think much of it, because she uses a lot of different platforms that I might not know. However, after I added the extension it didn't work, I thought OH DEAR!  I looked at it more closely saw that the URL [...]