Boy, these FarmVille
scam artists are getting mighty creative
, eh? FarmVille Freak has found
the most recent FarmVille News Feed Post scam and it involves a particularly awesome Kung Fu Duck. Too bad it's fake
and will likely cost your computer its last sliver of privacy. If the above image appears in your News Feed, do not
click on it. Zynga
has not offered the Kung Fu Duck, one of the rarest animals to be featured in the Mystery Game, for free.
In fact, FarmVille Freak notices that if you look closely, you'll see that the image is a poor, pixelated copy of the original. Furthermore, the scammers fail to emulate Zynga's signature lines such as "Yeehaw" and use incorrect grammar and punctuation throughout.
Due to rampant scams as of late, we recommend being vigilant when clicking on News Feed posts for free gifts from Zynga. All phony posts like this can contain is malware that can irrevocably damage your computer. If you have friends that happen to be new to the game, be sure to educate them as to what a legit News Feed offer looks like as opposed to these increasingly clever scam posts. And if you really want that Kung Fu Duck, you'll have to keep throwing those darts.
[Image Credit: FarmVille Freak
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