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"Who Viewed Your Profile" is a Malicious Facebook Application

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 the malicious application. The application will post malicious links to your Facebook wall or to all your friends Facebook walls, if you give it permission to access your Facebook profile.

Who Viewed Your Profile is a Malicious Facebook Application
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The name of the malicious Facebook application is "Who viewed Your Profile". The application will post a link on your wall stating that you can see who is spying on you easily at the following website: http://bit.ly/SoQ0gD .

Who viewed Your Profile post on Facebook

If you click on the website link, you will be redirected to the following Facebook webpage: http://apps.facebook.com/tfghfjhnk/.

The "Who Viewed Your Profile" Malicious Facebook Application

How The Malicious Facebook Application: Who Viewed Your Profile Looks

Once on the Facebook page, the Facebook application from the website untilr.co.cc, will display bogus information stating that a couple thousand persons "Like" and used the same application. This was done to persuade you into giving the application access to your profile. Now, if you click the "Continue" button on the same page, you will be requested to give access to the same application and the following message will appear: "Who viewed Your Profile is requesting permission to do the following."

But, whatever you do, please DO NOT allow the application access to your profile. If you are on the same page, click the "Don't Allow" button. Some anti-virus software will block the website www.untilr.co.cc, where the malicious application is stored.

ESET Anti-virus Blocking the "Who viewed Your Profile" Application

ESET blocking malicious Facebook application Who Viewed Your Profile

If you have already installed the malicious application, click the following link for instructions on how to remove it: http://www.facebook.com/help/?faq=170585223002660. And, report the application to Facebook by clicking on the "Report/Contact this" link on the right side of the application.

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  • February 17, 2013 at 12:02 PM by info

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

  • February 17, 2013 at 7:46 AM by an anonymous user from: Iasi, Iasi, Romania

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

  • January 1, 2013 at 4:46 PM by an anonymous user from: Tunis, Tunis, 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...

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"Who Viewed Your Profile" is a Malicious Facebook Application