Ramnit Worm Targets Facebook, Over 45,000 Accounts Compromised

Much has been written about the Ramnit worm and its transformation into a financial malware. And now, Seculert’s research lab has discovered that Ramnit recently started targeting Facebook accounts with considerable success, stealing over 45,000 Facebook login credentials worldwide, mostly from people in the UK and France. Discovered in April 2010, the Microsoft Malware Protection […]

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Facebook virus spreads via photo album chat messages

A new social networking worm in the vein of Koobface is currently doing the rounds. Unlike the majority of Facebook scams, this one actively infects your computer with malware instead of simply tricking you into taking surveys and passing on messages to other users. The link in his Facebook chat from a friend pointed to […]

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Email Worm Spreading Like Wildfire – W32.Imsolk.B@mm

A fast-moving email worm that began spreading on Thursday has been able to affect hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide, anti-virus provider Symantec warned. The email arrives with the subject “Here you have.” An executable screensaver that’s disguised as a PDF document then tries to send the same message to everyone listed in the recipient’s […]

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Twitter Attacked by Powerful Worm

Twitter, the 3rd biggest social network after Facebook and Myspace was hit over the weekend by powerful, self-replicating attacks that caused people to flood the micro-blogging site with tens of thousands of messages simply by viewing booby trapped user profiles. The worm attacks began early Saturday morning and were the result of XSS, or cross-site […]

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