Password-Stealing Malware Targets Facebook
Phony email tells users passwords have been reset
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 18, 2010 3:44 AM CDT
McAfee believes millions of Facebook users may have been taken in by the password-reset scam.   (McAfee)

(Newser) – An email that appears to be from Facebook telling users that their passwords have been reset is a dangerous scam. The email contains an attachment that will trigger password-stealing malware if clicked on, Reuters reports. The email has likely been sent to tens of millions of Facebook users and recipients should delete it immediately, urges anti-virus software maker McAfee.

 

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