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ALERT: More malvertizing via Facebook applications?

August 25th 2009 in Uncategorized

Last time it was “Human Gifts” (aka Owned) that I wrote about on August 3:
ALERT- Malvertizing on Facebook and gaiaonline.com


This time it is the “We’re Related” application – an incident reported on August 18


And, according to a family member, her web browser’s security filter blocked her web browser from accessing something when playing Bubbletown (I quote: “a big red page came up”).  Something was going on there too.

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