Beware of fake Facebook emails about offensive comment
Posted on 25.10.2012
If you receive an email seemingly sent by Facebook, sharing an offensive comment that has seemingly been left on your Wall by an unknown user, please don't be tempted to follow the link.


If you do, you'll be redirected to a fake Facebook page hosting a malicious iFrame script that triggers the infamous Blackhole exploit kit, and if it finds a vulnerability to exploit, you will be automatically saddled with some or other malicious software.

The attackers will try to hide the fact by automatically redirecting you to another legitimate Facebook page, belonging to a Facebook users that, according to Sophos, does not seem to be related to the attack.






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