Many among you might have friends that claim to have changed their facebook theme color or have it personalized in some other kind of way. And no matter how much you’d ask them, they’d never tell you how they really did it? Well guess what? They didn’t in the first place at all!
Yes, all those hype about being able to change the facebook theme color is nothing but a hoax. But mind you, you might find some software application that claims to be capable to change the facebook theme color. This is what this article is all about.
Well as it turns out, these software applications are nothing but a source of spreading malware and other similar virulent softwares that spread on to the network as well. a Chinese internet security company Cheeta Mobile found that it in fact just downloads malicious software, compromising the account and computer.
Cheeta said that viruses and malware can easily be package in the form of applications on Facebook, which users are all too quick to click on. According to the company, the vulnerability exploited is seen in Facebook’s app page itself, which allows hackers to implant code into Facebook-based applications directing users to phishing sites.
These things usually lead you to install or download a software and while you start the download then an anti virus type of warning pops up and says they offer you a free virus scan to remove the virus. The moment you click on ‘Yes’, you start downloading the virus.
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