The rogue applications supposedly offer information about who has viewed one’s Facebook profile, and how many times it has been viewed. In reality the app, supplied by scripts that marks are invited to run from a website unconnected with Facebook, generates spam messages promoting the tool that are sent to victims’ contacts on Facebook.
Users fooled into using the tool are, of course, left no wiser as to who might be taking a keen interest on their activities on Facebook.
A full write-up of the scam, complete with screenshots, can be found in a blog post by Trend Micro here.?