Attention all Facebook users! As enticing as changing the colour of your profile page sounds, be aware: The new Facebook app that is claiming it can change the colour of your profile page, is really a virus.
Big shocker there right? Well, according to a Cheetah Mobile Security blog post, more than 10,000 people around the world were fooled into downloading the malware.
For future reference, and to any Facebook users that are worried they might be affected by this scam, read on to learn how this virus is executed and how it can be removed.
Execution of Facebook App Virus
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Good News! This Malicious Application is Easy to Eliminate
Although, ridding yourself of this malicious virus is simple, it is likely more difficult if you’ve been infected by other means. So, let this be a lesson to Facebook users – to exercise caution when an enticing application is brought to your attention. Not all that glitters is gold!
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