Koobface on the move hijacking Facebook accounts

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  1. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

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    http://lastwatchdog.com/koobface-move-hijacking-facebook-accounts
     
  2. hogndog

    hogndog Registered Member

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    Thanks for the heads up Ron..;)
     
  3. Noob

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    This reminds me of an incident with my friends laptop. :rolleyes:
     
  4. Rmus

    Rmus Exploit Analyst

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    From the article:

    Koobface was first discovered in 2008. For those who don't remember,
    this was a typical ploy presented to the user:

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    A year earlier in 2007, Bojan Zdrnja wrote in a isc.edu Diary, an analysis of an early exploit against MAC users:

    A year later, shortly after the discovery of Koobface, Marco at Prevx wrote on his blog,

    Five years later, it seems that this exploit method is still effective. See:

    2013 Predictions: Better Exploit Mitigations Make Hackers Turn to Social Engineering
    http://news.softpedia.com/news/2013...ckers-Turn-to-Social-Engineering-313017.shtml

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