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Facebook porn malware attack

 

Systems Affected


Facebook

Threat Level


Medium


Overview


A malicious software (malware) attack that spammed Facebook timelines and newsfeeds with pornographic images and videos


Description


This malware forces people to clarify to their friends and relatives that they had nothing to do with it. The attack is triggered by a virus from the Kilim malware family, which has caused such incidents elsewhere across the globe.


Impact



Solution/ Workarounds


Change social network account password
Remove all the Facebook apps from
Remove any unnecessary extensions from web browser by going into Setting/Options.


References


Times of India


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