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Malicious Facebook Application: "Who Viewed Your Profile"

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Malicious Facebook Application: "Who Viewed Your Profile"

Here is another malicious Facebook application that lures its victims in, by stating that, it can allow them to see who is viewing their profiles. Currently, it is impossible to tell who is viewing your profile so, do not be fooled by this application. This application will post malicious links to your or to all your friends, Facebook walls, if you give it permission to access your Facebook profile.

The name of this malicious Facebook application is "Who viewed Your Profile". The application will post a link on your wall stating that you can check who is spying on you easily at the following website: .

Who viewed Your Profile post on Facebook

If you click on the website link, you will be redirected to the following Facebook website address:

This is how the "Who Viewed Your Profile" malicious Facebook application looks:

How The Malicious Facebook Application: Who Viewed Your Profile Looks

On this Facebook page, the Facebook application from the web address, will display bogus information stating that a couple thousand persons "Like" and use this application. This was done, to persuade you into giving this application access to your profile.

If you click the "Continue" button on the same page, you will be requested to give access to this application. The following message will appear: Who viewed Your Profile is requesting permission to do the following:

Please DO NOT allow this application access to your profile. If you are on the same page, click the "Don't Allow" button.

Some anti-virus softwares will block the web page, where the application is stored.

ESET anti-virus blocking the "Who viewed Your Profile" malicious Facebook application.

ESET blocking malicious Facebook application Who Viewed Your Profile

If you have already installed this application, click the following link for instructions on how to remove it:

Report this application to Facebook by clicking on the "Report/Contact this" link, on the right side of the application.

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  • Posted: Feb 17, 2013 ago by info:

    Facebook probably did this to protect you from these websites that claim that they can do something that is currently not possible.

  • Posted: Feb 17, 2013 ago by an anonymous user from Iasi, Iasi, Romania:

    I tried and no result. I think facebook blocks these type of applications along with their developers also :)

  • Posted: Jan 1, 2013 ago by an anonymous user from Tunisia:

    as you explained there is no app that allow access to this information simply because the facebook API dont allow it mean while I have a theory that help us to guess who viewed your profile...