Beware of malware on Facebook

Beware of malware on Facebook (and elsewhere on the net!); such as this one which purportedly comes from ones friend:

“I Used this New Best Photos App and thought you might like it!
91% of Facebook users like this new Best Photos App.
View your friends photos today by clicking here
March 12 at 2:52pm via Friends Photos · Like · · Click to View New Photos”

When you get what may be an App from a friend the best route to take, which I do, is confirm with the friend.  The above cited “Photos App”, for instance, is actually a link to a dating (and probably porn) site.  Malware like this one can harm longstanding, long distance friendships.

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What do you think? What strategies do you, or your company, use to manage the risk of fraud and error in your organisation? Are you primarily proactive or reactive in your approach to risk management? Share your experience in the Comment box below.

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