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We are continuing with our weekly “Top 10” lists of the most dangerous and spamiest Facebook Pages.  If you would like to read how we come up with the lists, check out our initial post here but here is how we define each category…

Most Dangerous Category: This category could be a post or comment containing a dangerous link.  These links can lead to malware, phishing, or suspicious/dangerous Facebook applications that gather personal information and use people’s accounts for spam.

Spamiest Category: The spam noted could be Wall spam or comment spam.  All the spam messages included in the tally contain at least one URL and have been posted multiple times across different pages and post comments.

Here are this week’s Top 10 lists:

Most Dangerous

Rank Last Week’s Ranking Facebook Page Threat Count Last Week’s Threat Count
1 5 Minecraft 1053 180
2 1 Machinima.com 735 663
3 6 EL SECRETO DE LOS SIMPSONS 211 165
4 4 Farmville 181 189
5 3 Xbox Daily News 102 239
6 Keri Hilson 90
7 10 FrontierVille 90 97
8 20 Don Omar 88 37
9 12 The Game 86 78
10 25 The Ellen DeGeneres Show 64 29



Spamiest

Rank Last Week’s Ranking Facebook Page Threat Count Last Week’s Spam Count
1 3 FC Barcelona 1353 890
2 4 Cristiano Ronaldo 1038 878
3 2 Ninja Saga 1003 963
4 47 Shakira 886 118
5 5 Justin Beiber 845 661
6 6 Michael Jackson 816 640
7 16 Lil Wayne 677 342
8 11 Hotel City 608 443
9 9 Avril Lavigne 561 485
10 24 YO SOY DE VENEZUELA 554 204



A few notes about this week’s list:

The targeting of pages using human spam continues this week.  Overall, every week the same pages are repeatedly earning a spot on the lists.  As usual, stay vigilant of any comment and links on all Facebook Pages.

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We are continuing with our weekly “Top 10” lists of the most dangerous and spamiest Facebook Pages.  If you would like to read how we come up with the lists, check out our initial post here but here is how we define each category…

Most Dangerous Category: This category could be a post or comment containing a dangerous link.  These links can lead to malware, phishing, or suspicious/dangerous Facebook applications that gather personal information and use people’s accounts for spam.

Spamiest Category: The spam noted could be Wall spam or comment spam.  All the spam messages included in the tally contain at least one URL and have been posted multiple times across different pages and post comments.

Here are this week’s Top 10 lists:

Most Dangerous

Rank Last Week’s Ranking Facebook Page Threat Count Last Week’s Threat Count
1 3 Machinima.com 663 296
2 47 Ninja Saja 305 32
3 4 Xbox Daily News 239 230
4 5 Farmville 189 208
5 Minecraft 180
6 2 EL SECRETO DE LOS SIMPSONS 165 493
7 Xbox UK 141
8 Madden NFL Superstars 122
9 68 Galatasaray ASiKlarl 110 25
10 30 FrontierVille 97 41



Spamiest

Rank Last Week’s Ranking Facebook Page Threat Count Last Week’s Spam Count
1 MYX Philippines 1246
2 5 Ninja Saga 963 1018
3 FC Barcelona 890
4 8 Cristiano Ronaldo 878 783
5 19 Justin Beiber 661 542
6 13 Michael Jackson 640 687
7 16 BRAAAINS 595 559
8 28 Country Story 594 342
9 Avril Lavigne 485
10 39 ME GUSTA LA CERVEZA 455 269



A few notes about this week’s list:

Looking at the Dangerous list, we are seeing a lot of video game related scams.  Those specific scams focus on offerings of free points or game cash.  As every week, we see a few social games (those played through the Facebook platform) on the list.

The Spamiest list contains a hodge podge of pages from sports to musical artists to social games.  Remember the spam usually appears on wall comments.

We are continuing with our weekly “Top 10” lists of the most dangerous and spamiest Facebook Pages.  If you would like to read how we come up with the lists, check out our initial post here but here is how we define each category…

Most Dangerous Category: This category could be a post or comment containing a dangerous link.  These links can lead to malware, phishing, or suspicious/dangerous Facebook applications that gather personal information and use people’s accounts for spam.

Spamiest Category: The spam noted could be Wall spam or comment spam.  All the spam messages included in the tally contain at least one URL and have been posted multiple times across different pages and post comments.

Here is this week’s Top 10 lists.

Most Dangerous

Rank Last Week’s Ranking Facebook Page Threat Count Last Week’s Threat Count
1 1 Justin Beiber 2580 1808
2 10 Machinima.com 470 214
3 3 Texas Hold’em Poker 401 325
4 6 YoVille 395 258
5 8 EL SECRETO DE LOS SIMPSONS 361 216
6 54 South Park 227 56
7 7 Wikileaks 224 221
8 13 Lil Wayne 223 157
9 YO NO FUIII !! 185
10 2 Farmville 185 539



Spamiest

Rank Last Week’s Ranking Facebook Page Threat Count Last Week’s Spam Count
1 5 Turkce rap 2476 939
2 24 Wikileaks 2347 456
3 1 Texas Hold’em Poker 1441 3582
4 3 FarmVille Sheep 1437 1201
5 2 FarmVille Cows 1425 1425
6 13 FC Barcelona 1297 606
7 19 678 1280 532
8 17 Michael Jackson 1050 549
9 8 Arabesk Rap 1029 726
10 23 KopTuq mu? xDe..! 935 465



A few notes about this week’s list:

Looking at the Dangerous rankings, we are seeing the same pages every week. They seem to be cycling in and out of the Top 10.  Also, our undisputed king of the Dangerous Top 10 is Justin Beiber.  This will be three weeks holding the #1 spot.  A reminder: these pages appear due to dangerous links in the comments or wall spam.

The Spamiest rankings have seen social games holding steady.  Of special interest are three Turkish pages: Turkce rap, Arabesk Rap, and KopTuq mu? xDe..!.  These pages seem to be connected through the same sponsor and have been targeted with general spam.

We are continuing with our weekly “Top 10” lists of the most dangerous and spamiest Facebook Pages.  If you would like to read how we come up with the lists, check out our initial post here but here is how we define each category…

Most Dangerous Category: This category could be a post or comment containing a dangerous link.  These links can lead to malware, phishing, or suspicious/dangerous Facebook applications that gather personal information and use people’s accounts for spam.

Spamiest Category: The spam noted could be Wall spam or comment spam.  All the spam messages included in the tally contain at least one URL and have been posted multiple times across different pages and post comments.

Here is this week’s Top 10 lists.

Most Dangerous

Rank Last Week’s Ranking Facebook Page Threat Count Last Week’s Threat Count
1 1 Justin Beiber 1808 1437
2 5 Farmville 539 345
3 7 Texas Hold’em Poker 325 324
4 22 FarmVille Cows 319 181
5 28 FarmVille Sheep 308 165
6 19 YoVille 258 185
7 Wikileaks 221
8 26 EL SECRETO DE LOS SIMPSONS 216 171
9 2 Harry Potter 215 379
10 856 Machinima.com 214 10

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Spamiest

Rank Last Week’s Ranking Facebook Page Threat Count Last Week’s Spam Count
1 2 Texas Hold’em Poker 3582 2116
2 5 FarmVille Cows 1425 1325
3 6 FarmVille Sheep 1201 1188
4 8 Justin Beiber 1156 1133
5 14 Turkce rap 939 658
6 25 Komik Ve liginc Videolar 907 468
7 27 Pet Society 760 435
8 15 Arabesk Rap 726 641
9 37 FarmVille 712 351
10 26 Miley Cyrus 679 454

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A few notes about this week’s list:

Justin Beiber and the social games continue to hold the top spots on the “Dangerous” list.  We expect to see this trend continue. On the Spamiest ranking, social games hold most of the spots.  We don’t expect to see any real change in the coming weeks. As ever, be vigilant about links posted on Facebook pages.  Verify the link’s identity before clicking to avoid any problems.

We are continuing with our weekly “Top 10” lists of the most dangerous and spamiest Facebook Pages.  If you would like to read how we come up with the lists, check out our initial post here but here is how we define each category…

Most Dangerous Category: This category could be a post or comment containing a dangerous link.  These links can lead to malware, phishing, or suspicious/dangerous Facebook applications that gather personal information and use people’s accounts for spam.

Spamiest Category: The spam noted could be Wall spam or comment spam.  All the spam messages included in the tally contain at least one URL and have been posted multiple times across different pages and post comments.

Here is this week’s Top 10 lists.

Most Dangerous

Rank Last Week’s Ranking Facebook Page Threat Count Last Week’s Threat Count
1 1 Justin Bieber 1437 1236
2 5 Harry Potter 379 465
3 2 Twilight 379 701
4 9 Lil Wayne 375 405
5 44 FarmVille 345 201
6 6 Usher 334 437
7 3 Texas Hold’em Poker 324 503
8 14 Shakira 302 380
9 13 Linkin Park 284 383
10 22 AKON 269 272



Spamiest

Rank Last Week’s Ranking Facebook Page Threat Count Last Week’s Spam Count
1 1 Lil Wayne 2253 2150
2 2 Texas Hold’em Poker 2116 2047
3 4 Drake 1475 1706
4 16 Real Madrid C.F. 1415 857
5 21 FarmVille Cows 1325 722
6 19 FarmVille Sheep 1188 756
7 8 Wiz Khalifa 1170 1402
8 7 Justin Bieber 1133 1512
9 15 FC Barcelona 867 878
10 Michael Jackson 784



A few notes about this week’s list:

Looking at the dangerous listing, we are seeing a correlation between the pages targeted and celebrity news.  For example Justin Bieber, Usher, Twilight, Lil Wayne, and Harry Potter were in the Top 10 last week and continue to be a presence this week.  We are also seeing a reemergence of the various Zynga games.  This holds true from last week.  We expect to continue to see the same trend over the coming weeks.

As for the spamiest list, this week is showing multiple social game pages, celebrity pages, and even some soccer team pages.  We are expecting to see a continuous presence of social games in this category.  We may be seeing the soccer teams because of a few matches played in the last week. Due to the appearance of the teams of the field, we may assume there was an increase of visits to their Facebook pages.

Last week, we published the first of our weekly “Top 10” lists on the most dangerous and spamiest Facebook Pages.  If you would like to see last week’s lists and understand how we come up with the lists, check out our initial post here.

Here are this week’s Top 10 lists…

Most Dangerous

Rank Last Week’s Ranking Facebook Page Threat Count Last Week’s Threat Count
1 1 Justin Bieber 1236 670
2 34 Twilight 701 43
3 2 Texas Hold’em Poker 503 239
4 23 Dirty Dancing 483 55
5 101 Harry Potter 465 25
6 117 Usher 437 22
7 Mama Mary 418
8 22 Michael Jackson 407 55
9 48 Lil Wayne 405 38
10 37 YouTube 402 42



Spamiest

Rank Last Week’s Ranking Facebook Page Threat Count Last Week’s Spam Count
1 Lil Wayne 2150
2 Texas Hold’em Poker 2047
3 3 FrontierVille 1926 1155
4 Drake 1706
5 1 FarmVille 1622 1489
6 42 Underground & Gangsta Rap 1598 167
7 Justin Bieber 1512
8 2 Wiz Khalifa 1402 1477
9 63 Mafia Wars 1329 120
10 63 Fikra ve Espiri Dünyasi 1243 120



A few notes about this week’s lists:

Last week our “Top 10” included many social games.  This week we are seeing more celebrity pages included.  Perhaps this is tied to current events.  For example, Lil Wayne was just released from jail and has had a resurgence in news exposure this past week.  It will be interesting to continue tracking this trend in the coming weeks.

A lot of the activity related to the “most dangerous” list was due to a malicious application outbreak on November 17.  The app enticed the user with “See the shocking video of the 1-year-old girl who CARRIES TWIN SISTER inside belly.”  To see the video, the user had to authorize the application.  Once authorized, the app proceeded to spam the user and possibly the user’s fan pages to propagate, or spread.

A point of interest is the inclusion of Mama Mary, a Facebook page dedicated to Mary, the Mother of Jesus.  We don’t usually see religious-centered pages enter into the Top 10.  This one seems to be an instance of collateral damage.  The same malware application spammed to most of the rest of the Top 10 ended up covering this page.

SafeToBe.Me was created to help monitor and inform consumers of privacy and security issues in Facebook.  The application looks for spam, malware, phishing scams, automatic file downloads, and strong language.  SafeToBe.Me scans Facebook Pages, status updates, comments to statuses, and application posts, and notifies users of any potential spam or danger.  To better inform consumers, today we are releasing our first weekly “Top 10” list of the Facebook Pages containing the most dangerous content and the most spam.

Overall we monitor the Top 5000 popular Facebook Pages and any pages “liked” by our users.  We scan those pages for instances of spam or potentially dangerous links.  Even if a page falls out of the Top 5000 Facebook Pages, we keep it in our monitoring rotation.  Threats are typically found in posts by users on the Wall of a page or in comments made to a status update posted on a page.  We’ve broken done the categories into “Most Dangerous” and “Spamiest”.  Below are descriptions of these categories.

Most Dangerous Category: This category could be a post or comment containing a dangerous link. These links can lead to malware, phishing, or suspicious/dangerous Facebook applications that gather personal information and use people’s accounts for spam.

Spamiest Category: The spam noted could be Wall spam or comment spam. All the spam messages included in the tally contain at least one URL and have been posted multiple times across different pages and post comments.

Thus we present this week’s Top 10 lists.

Most Dangerous
Rank Facebook Page Threat Count
1 Justin Bieber 670
2 Texas Hold’em Poker 239
3 Social City 228
4 YoVille 210
5 FarmVille 187
6 FarmVille Cows 157
7 Cafe World 136
8 Restaurant City 112
9 FarmVille Sheep 100
10 SOY ARGENTINO 96
Spamiest
Rank Facebook Page Spam Count
1 FarmVille 1489
2 Wiz Khalifa 1477
3 FrontierVille 1155
4 Michael Jackson 900
5 FarmVille Cows 616
6 KopTuq mu xDe..! 596
7 FarmVille Sheep 533
8 FC Barcelona 530
9 Amr Khaled 526
10 T.I. 479

Notice that many of the Facebook Pages in our rankings are social games.  We know that social games are very popular on Facebook so it is not a surprise that malware and spam pushers are focusing on this category.