Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Fake Facebook notifications

Fake Facebook notifications contain viruses

Mass mailings to offer sacrifices to view archive of photos, in which she was allegedly observed friends.

On Facebook users targeted another spam submissions. This time, attackers send a notification that someone from the contact list of the victim said it in the photo. In an email, which at first glance resembles a notification from social network services, attackers report that the user can see the photo, which it said represented using an archive file.

In fact, zip-archive is malicious, and contains a sample of the Trojan Troj / Agent-XNN, providing hackers remote control over an infected computer. As experts Sophos, malware, which is simultaneously a Trojan horse and backdoor copies itself to the directory C: \ Documents and Settings \ All Users \ svchost.exe. Then, the virus adds itself to the system folder Windows, to boot each time the operating system starts.

Recall that a few months ago, experts reported similar spam attack on the users Facebook. At the time, the attacker sends these messages, but instead of investing in a letter, offering a potential victim to use the link to go to the resource, which supposedly contains the image. As a result, the user is redirected to a malicious web-site, an attacker exploits the victim's computer set Blackhole.

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