Chrome extensions malware hijacks Facebook profiles

Kaspersky Lab has found malware-laden Chrome extensions, along with a criminal gang playing cat and mouse with Google by releasing several variations of its wares. The attacks manifest as suggestions to download Facebook apps. Those apps are, alas, not real. Instead they are malware and, in one case, a malware-laden…

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Malware hijacks file host SendSpace to steal information

Trend Micro researchers have discovered a piece of malicious software that automatically uploads its stolen data cache to the SendSpace file-sharing service for retrieval. Malware authors have used file-hosting and sharing servers for that purpose before, but this is the first time malware has been noticed to do that automatically,…

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Malware hijacks file host SendSpace to steal information

Trend Micro researchers have discovered a piece of malicious software that automatically uploads its stolen data cache to the SendSpace file-sharing service for retrieval. Malware authors have used file-hosting and sharing servers for that purpose before, but this is the first time malware has been noticed to do that automatically,…

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‘Ramnit’ worm hijacks 45,000 Facebook logins

Ryan Naraine is a journalist and social media enthusiast specializing in Internet and computer security issues. He is currently security evangelist at Kaspersky Lab, an anti-malware company with operations around the globe. He is taking a leadership role in developing the company’s online community initiative around secure content management technologies….

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