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Distracting Beach Babes Facebook virus

Distracting Beach Babes Facebook virus

The latest malware attack on Facebook is spreading as a fake video of “Distracting Beach Babes”. If clicked, the following message is automatically posted to friends’ walls:

Facebook gift virus on the loose

Facebook gift virus on the loose

Did you receive some random, insignificant gift today from a Facebook friend for no reason at all and with a message like: “This made me think of you”?

Facebook Fail Friday: Koobface hits Facebook again

Facebook Fail Friday: Koobface hits Facebook again

Today’s Facebook Fail Friday isn’t about something humorous for a change, because we’d like to pay attention to the recent resurgence of Koobface, the dreadful and persistent Facebook worm. Genuine fail, if you ask us.

Facebook virus alert: I saw this video on google

Facebook virus alert: I saw this video on google

A new batch of Facebook viruses is currently annoying thousands of users of the social network. One of these pests is spreading through the link: http://youtube.torrent-galaxy.in/

Facebook Fan Check Virus… or not?

The Fan Check app is suddenly crowding Facebook news feeds across the world so fast, some people are suspecting it’s using malicious techniques to distribute and maybe even steal login information along the way. Mashable has investigated the rumors and here’s their take on the Fan Check application.

Fake Facebook login page alert

Fake Facebook login page alert

Today’s phishing site that is spreading around Facebook through messages is silvertag.be (we recommend against visiting that site). The URL shows a fake login form that looks almost exactly like the one on Facebook.com, but when a user submits his or her e-mail and password, instead of logging into Facebook the site will automatically spam all his or her contacts with the same URL.

Watch out for Facebook phishing e-mails

Watch out for Facebook phishing e-mails

Worm and virus creators tend to target large user communities to increase the odds of infection. They make no exception for Facebook. I just received a “Facebook webmail” from the “Facebook Inform Center” (e-mail address: administrator45@facebook.com) which has virus written all over it. As you can see, the built-in phishing detector of Windows Live Mail marked it as suspicious immediately.

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