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Posted 15 July 2011 - 08:23 AM

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"Scammers continue to take advantage of the great interest raised by the introduction of Google+ and have begun tricking Facebook users into giving them access to their accounts via a rogue application.

Users are lured in by updates on their news feeds seemingly posted by their friends, which "like" the "Google+ - Get Invite" Facebook page. Clicking on the link gets them to said page, where the rogue app by the name "Google Plus - Direct Access" is linked.

Clicking on the link initiates the request for permissions from the app:.."
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