Malware Spreading Through Fake Facebook Photo Comments
Facebook photos have become a new target for cyberthieves looking to direct users to corrupted pages.
Researchers from the antivirus company McAfee have noticed a new spam campaign on Facebook in which the user receives an e-mail that appears to come from a friend's gmail account containing a message that a friend commented on their photo.
It's a scam, however, and neither the e-mail address nor the message is safe. "The sender name is counterfeit and the e-mail is NOT a Facebook address," McAfee warns.
Clicking on the link -- to presumably read the photo comment will redirect users to a malicious page that will attempt to infect their systems with malware .
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