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Facebook video spam attack

 

Systems Affected


Facebook

Threat Level


Medium


Overview


A malicious software (malware) attack that spam Facebook timelines and news feeds with a user video, which typically has user's photos as the background to mislead his/her friends


Description


This malware forces people to click a link to a video of someone in their friend list. Then it posts spam videos in others' timelines.


Impact



Solution/ Workarounds


Change Facebook account password
Clear your cache
Remove all the Facebook apps
Remove any unnecessary extensions from web browser by going into Setting/Options.
Restart the computer


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