Besides, most of people have their own SNS which helps user sharing interests and activities.
A social network service essentially consists of a representation of each user (often a profile), his/her social links, and a variety of additional services and sometimes even faster than news.
These days, auto-post apps are getting prevalent aiming at posting on wall for advertisement or malicious link after obtained several permissions.
Therefore, general user who is using Facebook needs to be careful about being infected malicious applications.
2. Spreading path and symptoms of infection
Applications, mentioned above, will require permissions on certain functions on installation. Upon allowing, it will be granted several permissions. This app also can post on user's friends' wall for inducing installation same app without asking.
3. How to prevent
Just clicking can infect(?) him or herself and another user and can grant "Accessing personal information, subscribing e-mail, posting on wall".
To remove these applications, check our following guidelines.
To use PC safely from security threats of these malicious attachments, we recommend following "Security management tips" for general users.
INCA Internet (Security Response Center / Emergency Response Team) provides diagnosis/treatment function with nProtect Mobile for Android for mobile such as malicious file stated above and runs responding system against various security threats.