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are there Facebook viruses?

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My friend told me about a facebook virus going around. I got worried and haven't been on Facebook for a few days, and have been running Malwarebytes constantly to make sure I don't catch anything.
I just downloaded WOT (A firefox add on) to make sure I don't catch anything from a bad site. My question is is the Facebook virus real? And how do I stop it? Should I visit the site anymore? Thank you very much!! :)
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Yes there are viruses on Facebook. There are viruses everywhere so you need to be alert.



Lately messages have been going around Facebook depicting a link to YouTube and requiring you to download an update. DON'T DO IT! The update is actually a virus that will be implanted in your computer.

What antivirus do you have? If your current antivirus is not a paid up subscription you should dump it and install the free Avast

Also try the free winpatrol 2010

It's a small program that will sit in your systray and warn you if something tries to make changes to your system.

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