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A link making the rounds says it will change the color of Facebook profiles from the default blue. It won’t. It’s a scam that allows hackers to gain access to the user’s profile and spam their friends. The latest version of the Facebook color change scam has been dubbed the “Facebook Color Changer.” Hugh Thompson, a security expert with the computer security company Blue Coat in Sunnyvale, Calif., says it takes users to a malicious phishing site that asks them to watch a tutorial video. When users click the video link, they allow the site to implant viruses and malware on their computers.

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