A new multi-purpose Linux Trojan that opens a backdoor on the target machine and can make it participate in DDoS attacks has been discovered and analyzed by Dr.
Online gamers are often targeted by cyber thieves, as their game accounts hold coveted items and/or funds to buy them.
Fake Facebook account suspension emails are doing rounds of inboxes around the world, trying to convince the recipients that their account has been temporarily disabled due to the social network's "Terms and Policies renewal": Seemingly coming from a Facebook email address and signed with "The Facebook Team," the email is likely to trick some of the recipients into following the offered link to the TermsPolicies.pdf.exe file hosted on what seems to be a compromised third party site (assetdigitalmarketing [dot] com).
An exploit for a still officially unconfirmed zero-day vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player has been added to the popular Angler exploit kit and is, along with exploits for several other Flash flaws, opening users' Windows machines to the Bedep trojan.
Millions of people fell for Facebook scams in 2014.
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