Archive for the ‘Social Networking’ Category

More Self-XSS Scams Targeting Facebook Accounts

Social networks continue to be one of the resources that cyber criminal use to promote their attacks. Self-XSS is a new way used by hackers to compromise accounts on Facebook. the attack consist of malicious JavaScript or client-side that will be executed by the web browser and this will provide attacker access to victim account for [...]

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Facebook Scam Claims Paul Walker “Shocking Video”

Social network websites are full with scams; there is a new circulating message that is using Paul Walker death the famous for his role as Brian O’Conner in the Fast & Furious. Scammers are claiming to have the real video of the fatal accident. While this is attractive as many fans are looking to see [...]

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Twitter lists used for spreading malicious links

Trendmicro security researchers posted an article about a circulating attack on twitter where malicious users are adding victims to twitter lists. The malicious accounts are leading to several websites that offers hacking tools for whatsap, Facebook and Twitter, beside a scam website offering free iPhone 5ses. The Hacking tool described on the article is claiming [...]

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Facebook Scam Leads to Polymorphic Malware

Bitdefender have reported a new attack that are using social networking website Facebook, attackers start by spreading a malicious link that are hosting a *orn video and by clicking on the link victim will be invited to install a certain Divx plugins in order to watch the video, this is not all as attacker will [...]

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Facebook Profile Viewer is a Scam

New malicious application have been reported by Sophos that are targeting Facebook users, one thing that is not available on the social network platform is that users cannot check who have visited their profiles, this functionality can be found on LinkedIn and other similar websites. The attack is spreading over Facebook message that invites user [...]

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FBPwn – Facebook social engineering framework

Today we are sharing all our sensitive information on social networks websites such as Facebook, twitter and more. I have just used a very nice tool that you can use on your lab as a PoC about how it will be possible in a few minutes to download profiles and pages with all pictures locally. [...]

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10 Reasons Social Media is Important to Politicians

Politicians follow wherever voters take them, and today’s voter spends a lot more time than ever before on social networking sites like Facebook. People watch less television, read fewer newspapers and magazines and hardly listen to the radio at all. Politicians get far less bang for the buck advertising on “mainstream media” than they used [...]

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