Private messages delivering what seems to be an image are spreading like wildfire on Facebook, as the file in question triggers the download of a Trojan that compromises the victims' computer and Facebook account to spread the malware further.
In this interview, Andrei Serbanoiu, Online Threats Researcher at Bitdefender, discusses Facebook security and privacy pitfalls, the dangers of sharing on the social network, and offers insight for CISOs.
Bitdefender has discovered that more than 1,000 people have already been tricked into installing Trojan malware after clicking on a new Facebook scam that promises naked videos of their friends.
Scammers are increasingly taking advantage of Facebook targeting tools and user trust to push cheap pharmaceuticals, designer replicas and other products in a trend reminiscent of traditional spam, according to Bitdefender.
Researchers have uncovered a potentially massive attack on Android users.
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