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Facebook Malware infects 110k Users with Pornographic Bait | Threatpost | CyberSecurity | Social Media

Facebook Malware infects 110k Users with Pornographic Bait | Threatpost | CyberSecurity | Social Media | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
A new piece of malware is making the rounds on Facebook, infecting users after luring them in with a link to a salacious video.
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A new piece of malware is making the rounds on Facebook, infecting users after luring them in with a link to a salacious video.


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Hacked Sites – An Open Door To Malwares

Hacked Sites – An Open Door To Malwares | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it

Compromised websites have been an attractive target for cyber-criminals. These websites distribute different malwares designed to steal valuable information from the victim’s machine. McAfee has recently encountered a compromised website which distributes malicious .jar file and Fake AV.


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Gust MEES's curator insight, December 24, 2012 2:55 PM

 

As with e-Learning, m-Learning and BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) every one is visiting websites, so this should be of interest to anyone! Especially Education, Teachers, Educators, Instructors, Professors SHOULD be aware of this and accept the fact that Learning and Teaching basics of Cyber-Security in 21st Century is a MUST!

 

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Gianfranco D'Aversa's curator insight, December 28, 2012 12:01 PM

Compromised websites have been an attractive target for cyber-criminals. These websites distribute different malwares designed to steal valuable information from the victim’s machine. McAfee has recently encountered a compromised website which distributes malicious .jar file and Fake AV.

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Cybercriminals spamvertise millions of bogus Facebook notifications, serve malware

Cybercriminals spamvertise millions of bogus Facebook notifications, serve malware | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it

By Dancho Danchev Recently, cybercriminals spamvertised yet another massive email campaign, impersonating the world’s most popular social network – Facebook. 

 

It was similar to a previously profiled spam campaign imitating Facebook. However, in this case the cybercriminals behind it relied on attached malicious archives, compared to including exploits and malware serving links in the email.

 

Read more and be aware:

http://blog.webroot.com/2012/10/30/cybercriminals-spamvertise-millions-of-bogus-facebook-notifications-serve-malware/

 

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Google blocks TwitPic over alleged malware, causing Chrome to deny access to some Twitter pages

Google blocks TwitPic over alleged malware, causing Chrome to deny access to some Twitter pages | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Google's malware checker on Sunday has for some reason detected TwitPic.com as a threat. As a result, if you try to access the site from Google.com from any browser (link), you'll get ...
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Fake Facebook alert leads to Blackhole, malware

Fake Facebook alert leads to Blackhole, malware | Social Media and its influence | Scoop.it
Due to the huge popularity of Facebook and its one billion active users, bogus emails impersonating the social network are constantly hitting users' inboxes.

 

The latest of these is a notification alert about "activity you may have missed on Facebook":

 

Read more, a MUST:

http://www.net-security.org/malware_news.php?id=2333

 

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