Beware Facebook Users- Color Changing App Virus Is Here

Aug 13th 2014 at 9:43 PM

Are you one of the Facebook users whose day start with a good morning status and ends with chatting with friends over Facebook messenger about your entire day? There are millions of Facebook users all around the world, who does exactly the same thing not so much concerned about the various spam and virus attacks on Facebook.

Like other popular social media hubs, Facebook is also a perfect spot to spread any virus. In past as well Facebook has been trying to combat such virus attacks, sometimes successfully and sometimes with great difficulty. Adding to the attacks, here is another one touching the long lost desire of Facebook users- to get a different personalized look for their profiles.

Facebook has always maintained a standard with the light blue and dark blue standard theme. Whereas other social networking sites such as twitter provide an opportunity to the users to change the color of their profile with a little bit of customization, but Facebook does not seem to believe in it. Targeting this desires of the users to have a different look or at least a different color from others, Facebook Color Changer app or if we say a virus came up.

The spammy app says that by downloading it the users can simply change the color of their Facebook profile. They offer nine color options which users can use to change the background of their profile. If the reports are to be believed, this virus has already affected more than 10,000 profiles around the world. The Facebook users get a pop up on their profiles or as comment on links saying they can change the color of their profile. If the user clicks on it, the malicious program is downloaded.

User’s Facebook access tokens are stolen by asking them to view a tutorial video, which is further used to connect with all the friends on your profile. If you want to be safe from such attack make sure not to click on any such link which are dreamy or too good to be true.

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