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First Malware Attack to Target Twitter Users Reported

The BBC is reporting what is believed to be the first attack to target Twitter. A fake Twitter profile with a malicious payload has been spotted by Kaspersky. Kaspersky Lab is also reporting that a new worm is spreading via Facebook and MySpace. Details on the Kaspersky site.  Earlier this year, Kaspersky Lab predicted that we'd see an increase in cybercriminals exploiting social networks. [JH]

August 6, 2008 in Social Media | Permalink


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