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New worms target both MySpace and Facebook users

 
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 04, 2008 4:03 am    Post subject: New worms target both MySpace and Facebook users Reply with quote

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Kaspersky Lab...has detected two variants of a new worm, Net-Worm.Win32.Koobface.a. and Net-Worm.Win32.Koobface.b, which attack MySpace and Facebook respectively. As part of their malicious payload, the worms transform victim machines into zombie computers to form botnets...Net-Worm.Win32.Koobface.a spreads when a user accesses his/her MySpace account. The worm creates a range of commentaries to friends' accounts. Net-Worm.Win32.Koobface.b, which targets Facebook users, creates spam messages and sends them to the infected users' friends via the Facebook site...

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