5. Failure To Reconsider Clicking That Link
Facebook scams spread quickly on the social network. A recent analysis conducted by security firm BitDefender found Facebook scams stealing account credentials, hijacking accounts and creating false "likes" to Facebook pages that the victim never intended to "like." A malicious script that spread in July enabled an attacker to complete a short but successful clickjacking campaign, tricking users into visiting a YouTube channel, a Facebook page and several website surveys. Other Facebook scams include links to third-party applications that promise too much functionality or posts with links to shocking videos or celebrity pictures.