Gmail-linked Facebook accounts vulnerable to attack using a chain of bugs—now fixed

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 17 May 2022 19:37:25 +0000

A researcher has combined a chain of bugs into an attack method that makes it possible to take over Facebook accounts linked to Gmail.

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“Look what I found here” phish targets Facebook users

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 17 May 2022 10:54:33 +0000

A Facebook Messenger phish is asking would-be victims to “take a look”. But what lies in wait for eager clickers?

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A week in security (May 2 – 8)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 09 May 2022 10:20:30 +0000

The most important and interesting stories in security from the last seven days.

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Hackers fool major tech companies into handing over data of women and minors to abuse

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2022 15:01:36 +0000

Law enforcement believes that these hackers duping major tech companies are teenagers. But they are causing severe harm.

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Beware tragic “my daughter died…” Facebook posts offering free PS5s

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2022 13:11:47 +0000

We take a look at multiple posts made to Facebook claiming to offer up a PS5 after the death of a loved one.

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Credential-stealing malware disguises itself as Telegram, targets social media users

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2022 14:14:23 +0000

Spyware.FFDroider is an information stealer that exfiltrates browser data in an attempt to steal credentials and valid session cookies.

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