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Facebook photo album chat messages spreading Koobface worm
« on: January 08, 2011, 09:14:49 pm »

A new variant of the Koobface worm was making the rounds today on Facebook. This is particularly bad news....
... The link from the chat pointed to an app.facebook.com/CENSORED link. Typically when you go to a Facebook app page it prompts you to add the application and grant it permission to post on your behalf or read your profile data. The scary part about this one is that it immediately prompts you to download a "FacebookPhotos#####.exe" file with no prompting or clicking required...

Complete Article:
http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2011/01/09/facebook-photo-album-chat-messages-spreading-koobface-worm/



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