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Amazing but it still seems to work. Send a user a link with a good catch phrase and they will click on it nearly every time. Worm isn’t a really good description of this but in any case it seems to be working.

Earlier in the week, Facebook users began reporting receiving spam messages such as "You look just awesome in this new movie" or "You look so amazing funny on our new video" that tried to dupe them into clicking on a link. Schmugar said that if they did, they were taken to one of several compromised sites that then displayed a fake error message claiming that Adobe System Inc.’s Flash was out of date, and prompted them to download an update.

ComputerWorld, By Gregg Keizer    December 5, 2008

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