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- 22 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- 26 readers -
  • 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…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 21 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- 16 readers -
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