Social network have become a part of daily life and according to estimates Facebook has over 150 million users.
With online communities are growing largely, hackers and criminals use a variety of techniques to launch social networking scams.
More than 20,000 pieces of malware attacked social networks in 2008 alone, according to online-security firm Kaspersky Lab estimates.
Researchers suspect that social network internet fraud is growing at a far faster rate. Here’s how to protect yourself and your Facebook friends from the network marketing scams.
Here is the list of 5 PCWorld schemes/Scams currently posing a threat on Facebook.
#1: The Nigerian 419
#2: The Widget Warrior
#3: The Koobface Virus
#4: The Phishing Pond
#5: The Contrived Community
Check our Facebook Fraud Prevention here