Malwarebytes Labs

  • Gone Phishing: Facebook Apps Used as Bait

    … By David Cohen on Jul. 2, 2015 - 3:00 PM Unfortunately, phishing is always in season on Facebook, and Jovi Umawing of Malwarebytes Labs shared several examples where application pages are the bait. Umawing shared screenshots where Facebook users are prompted to secure their accounts, change the colors displayed on their accounts or receive…

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  • 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…

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  • Warning: Forms for Facebook for Business are Scams

    … The latest scam to surface on Facebook dangles a nonexistent form for the social network’s Facebook for Business page as bait. Jovi Umawing of Malwarebytes Labs wrote in a blog post that users are seeing notifications directing them to a fake Facebook for Business page, where they are asked to “confirm to access Facebook for Business…

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  • 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…

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