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Facebook malware poses as Flash update, infects 110K users

2015/01/30

Threatpost - (International) A trojan posing as a Flash update infected approximately 110,000 Facebook users in 2 days by posting malicious video links that lead to a malware downloader on the profiles of previously infected users. Facebook is aware of the malware that can manipulate keystrokes and mouse movement on an infected computer and is working to block links to the scam.

Source: http://threatpost.com/facebook-malware-poses-as-flash-update-infects-110k-users/110775

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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