Friday, July 20, 2012

Facebook 'photo virus' spreads via email

The emails look exactly like Facebook’s own messages which are sent to a user’s personal email accounts when they are tagged in a photo.

However, instead of the links in the emails leading to the referenced photo, they redirect the victim of the spam campaign to a site which tries to infect the person’s computer with malicious software. A few seconds later the link will redirect the user one more time to

via telegraph

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