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That is the mixed message we should take from a piece of spam floating around mailboxes over the weekend.

fake cancel
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I suppose it should be no surprise that with everyone sweating over whether or not to cancel their Facebook accounts, spammers should jump on the bandwagon and pretend you’re never going to see your farm or fortune cookie applications again.

“You have deactivated your Facebook account. You can reactivate your account at any time by logging into Facebook using your old login email and password. You will be able to use the site like you used to”.

Thank goodness for that! Anyway, clicking the Signin button takes you to a cookie cutter pharmacy site hosted at oursharp(dot)com:

pills here!

I’m almost certain I didn’t add a “Cheap Viagra” application onto my Facebook page recently, but I suppose I could be wrong. I’m just glad they didn’t have the brainwave to direct users to a phishing page – I suspect if that had been the case, it might have taken considerably longer to tell me how many cows you have on Farmville…

Christopher Boyd