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It hijacks your Facebook account so that it "likes" a Facebook page without your knowledge or consent.

Find out ways that malware can get on your PC.  

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Threat behavior

Faceliker.A is Javascript code found embedded and/or injected into websites. If you open a webpage that has Faceliker code in it, you end up "liking" a particular page in Facebook without your knowledge or consent.


The following could indicate that you have this threat on your PC:

  • You "like" a page on Facebook that you don't remember explicitly "liking".


Alert level: Severe
First detected by definition: 1.159.2309.0
Latest detected by definition: and higher
First detected on: Oct 16, 2013
This entry was first published on: Nov 20, 2013
This entry was updated on: Oct 31, 2014

This threat is also detected as:
  • HTML/Rce.Gen (Avira)
  • JS:Exploit.BlackHole.PR (BitDefender)
  • JS/FBJack.I!tr (Fortinet)
  • Trojan-Clicker.JS.Faceliker (Ikarus)