Items tagged with clickjacking

We have all seen it on Facebook -- one of your friends “shares” a link to a new shake that will help you lose ten pounds in two days or a code to get suspiciously discounted Ray-Bans. Thankfully, most of these posts are obviously spam. Unfortunately, hackers are finding more ways to post annoying and potentially dangerous content. One researcher recently discovered a proof-of-concept Facebook worm that posts unwanted spam links. A Polish security researcher, who goes by the pseudonym “Lasq”, was the first to find the issue. He noted that a number of his Facebook friends appeared to be posting a link to French comic site hosted on a Amazon Web Services (AWS) bucket. Users... Read more...
Limited Run describes itself as a "platform specifically designed for labels, musicians, and artists, selling digital and physical products." The company (known as Limited Pressing on Facebook) offers a framework for artists to build their own small scale music stores, take orders, and distribute product either digitally or in real life. Until earlier today we'd never heard of it, and you likely hadn't either. That may be about to change. According to a post on Limited Run's Facebook page, the company noticed a huge discrepancy between the number of clicks it was recording on its pages and the number of clicks Facebook claimed to be recording. The narrative they provide is more detailed, but... Read more...