Posts Tagged ‘Facebook’

Facebook accounts hijacked by malicious Chrome Extension

Google chrome extensions continue to be among the topics covered by TrenMicro, Another malicious application have been reported over this week that is targeting facebook users. cybercriminals are using the social network to share a malicious link claim to be a YouTube video for a drunk girl. The shared video will not be directly displayed [...]

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“Facebook Secrets” Malicious Chrome Extension

Google have made many security measures to increase the security of chrome extensions. This by adding patches to fix critical security vulnerabilities and enforcing a policy to allow users install extensions only from Chrome Web Store.  TrendMicro security researchers uncovered another malicious attack that are targeting chrome users. The attack starts by sharing a shortened [...]

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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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Malicious Facebook scam claims Tracy Morgan’s Death

Social media including Facebook are often used by scammers to promote their fake applications or malware. the problem with those type of attack that the malicious link will be shared with victim friends and allows to further circulation. over this week a new case was spotted by Malwarebytes for a hoax claiming a video for [...]

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Scam Facebook Chat Verification Hijacking users account

Security researchers from Trend Micro are alerting of a new spam messages that are spoofing official Facebook Chat Team notification. The spam message is a fake Facebook Chat verification that asks user to verify and approve their accounts otherwise the account is going to be terminated. This type of spam message may trick user and [...]

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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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