Facebook – Avoid McDonalds Happy 44th Birthday link

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Below is another attack that is circulating which should be avoided by Facebook users.  It even offers prizes and as noted in the past, “there are no free lunches on the Internet”  Facebook – Avoid McDonalds Happy 44th Birthday link http://sunbeltblog.blogspot.com/2011/10/mcdonalds-facebook-scam-happy-birthday.html QUOTE: I’m sure a McDonald’s themed Facebook scam seemed like a good idea to […]

Facebook email scam – You have three lost messages

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The new email scam is circulating and it is intended to deceive users into clicking on a non-Facebook link that could potentially be malicious Facebook email scam – You have three lost messages http://sunbeltblog.blogspot.com/2011/10/you-lost-your-facebook-messages.html QUOTE: Or, to put it another way, you didn’t. However, spam mail doing the rounds wants you to think otherwise. “You have […]

BlackHole Exploit Kit – Used in new SPAM and Exploit attacks

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Trend Labs shares some informative links related to malicious new SPAM attacks BlackHole Exploit Kit – Used in new SPAM and Exploit attacks http://blog.trendmicro.com/a-refresher-on-spam-and-exploits/#more-37481 QUOTE: Lately, we have been seeing a renewed increase in the volume of spam attacks that utilize an exploit kit, specifically the BlackHole Exploit Kit to trigger a malicious payload. We […]

New Zeus Variant claims to be from Australian Taxation Office

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The significant aspect of the new Zeus attack is it’s creation from the special exploit kit . While it currently only targets Australian users, there is a potential for it to be used in other locations as well. TREND LABS – Another Modified ZeuS Variant Seen in the Wild http://blog.trendmicro.com/another-modified-zeus-variant-seen-in-the-wild/ QUOTE: This new version, detected […]


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