Facebook spammers making things worse

Adding to Facebook’s burden are two spam campaigns. One is aimed at Finnish users and the other was quickly terminated, but we expect both to resurface in one form or another.

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More Replica Automated Mails Lead to Fake Pharma

Following a fake YouTube notification spam we wrote about are similar campaigns that now target Facebook, WhatsApp, and Skype users.

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Replica YouTube Automated Mails Lead to Fake Pharma

Fake online pharmacies may not be as hot news as government-backed advance malware; however, they could be seen as a persistent threat.

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Malvertising Via Google AdWords Leads to Fake BSOD

Tech support scammers launch the infamous fake Blue Screen Of Death via a Google AdWords malvertising campaign.

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Scammers Exploit Alton Towers Crash with Fake YouTube Video

Scammers latch onto the recent Alton Towers roller coaster crash with a fake video / survey sign-up combination.

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“YouTube Account Manager has sent you a Message…”

Fake YouTube scammers are messaging users with warning of account suspensions and lure users into offers, surveys, downloads, etc.

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Convincing YouTube look-alike fires RIG Exploit Kit

The lure of salacious videos is often used to trick people into downloading malware. But, in case you didn’t download the file, you could still get infected, this time silently.

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Fake Private Videos Offer Surveys, EXEs and .XPI Installs

Fake private videos get you to click and download shady programs.

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XP Themed Downloads and Offers Doing the Rounds

We’re seeing numerous Youtube videos advertising programs and functionality related to Windows XP, which is interesting given it just rode off into the sunset. A relevant angle to start off with: security programs, because a little extra security on an XP box certainly won’t hurt these days: The above links lead to PUP executables (Potentially…

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Tech support scammers spam YouTube with robot-like warnings

Tech support scammers spam YouTube with robot-like warnings for antivirus/antimalware users.

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