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New password-stealing virus targets Facebook

Posted 18 March 2010 - 06:42 PM

(Reuters) – Hackers have flooded the Internet with virus-tainted spam that targets Facebook’s estimated 400 million users in an effort to steal banking passwords and gather other sensitive information.

The emails tell recipients that the passwords on their Facebook accounts have been reset, urging them to click on an attachment to obtain new login credentials, according to anti-virus software maker McAfee Inc.

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Re: New password-stealing virus targets Facebook

Posted 19 March 2010 - 09:30 AM

Thats interesting but why would the facebook team send an password in an attachment?
with basic experience with facebook you know they sent it in an e-mail with no attachment so no offense you have to be a bit of a rere to fall for that
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Re: New password-stealing virus targets Facebook

Posted 19 March 2010 - 09:57 AM

Figure this one out a while ago, maybe a month.

Check out the thread: Wonder how many will fall for this.
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Re: New password-stealing virus targets Facebook

Posted 19 March 2010 - 12:46 PM

View PostX@MPP, on 19 March 2010 - 10:30 AM, said:

Thats interesting but why would the facebook team send an password in an attachment?
with basic experience with facebook you know they sent it in an e-mail with no attachment so no offense you have to be a bit of a rere to fall for that


People are not that smart. Most users of Facebook are "rere", I mean come on, it's Facebook.

lol omg ii just didd sumthin wow lol
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