Malwarebytes Labs

  • Gone Phishing: Facebook Apps Used as Bait

    … 1,000 friend requests, and she wrote in a blog post: Anyone online can end up on these dodgy app pages, as whoever is behind these individual campaigns has made it a point to widen his/her net in the hopes of catching a lot. Some of the methods we’ve seen him/her use are email, social media posts, Pastebin entries and gaming forums to name a few…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 16 readers -
  • Warning: Facebook Users Should Avoid Unfriend Alert

    … By David Cohen on Jun. 9, 2015 - 12:30 PM Facebook users who downloaded an application called Unfriend Alert need to be on the alert, according to Pieter Arntz of Malwarebytes Labs. Arntz cautioned in a blog post that the app did not do what it promised. What it did do, however, was send victims’ login information to yougotunfriended.com…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 21 readers -
  • Warning: Forms for Facebook for Business are Scams

    …” by providing their email addresses or phone numbers, passwords, security questions and the answers to those questions. Once the information is obtained, victims are brought to another false page, which reads (unedited): Thank you for contacting Facebook for Business. Please wait for reply message via email address. We have accepted your submission…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 17 readers -
  • WARNING: Messages from ‘Facebook Recovery’ Are Scams

    … Facebook users: If you receive messages from an account titled “Facebook recovery,” report them at once and do not follow the directions. They are part of a scam. Jovi Umawing of Malwarebytes Labs provided details in a blog post, saying that victims are directed to a payment page, where their credit-card information is requested. The scam…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 15 readers -
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