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New Malware on Facebook Infecting Users

According to a new posting by security research company F-Secure, the firm has traced the sources of several pages on Facebook, a social networking Website, promising phony videos in attempts to infect users' computers, as reported by vnunet on October 17, 2008.

F-Secure revealed that the latest malware attack spread through a malicious worm, which captures Facebook information, said the security analysts at F-Secure. And after capturing the user's private information, a message is sent to him/her from a friend who has already been infected. The message promises a link to a YouTube video.

And when the user clicks on the link, he/she is diverted to a third party site that scans his/her operating system. While those usin...

» SPAMfighter News - 10/24/2008

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