Automated Facebook Attacks

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Roger Thompson, chief research officer for AVG, has warned Facebook users about a number of fake profiles with malicious links. Apparently, the spyware is able create numerous bogus Facebook accounts automatically, bypassing the Facebook Capcha (the image of letters which are required for a new account). All the accounts have different profiles but the same picture and link was used. Better warn your family and friends about this malware and always remember this: Never ever click on dodgy links!

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Roger Thompson, chief research officer for AVG, has warned Facebook users about a number of fake profiles with malicious links. Apparently, the spyware is able create numerous
bogus Facebook accounts automatically, bypassing the Facebook Capcha
(the image of letters which are required for a new account). All the
accounts have different profiles but the same picture and link was
used. Better warn your family and friends about this malware and always
remember this: Never ever click on dodgy links!

“Today our
LinkScanner users started detecting rogue spyware attacks that seemed
to be originating from Facebook. The first profile that we looked at
looked like this …”

News via [AVG]

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