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#1 TheSentinel

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Posted 27 August 2017 - 04:21 PM

Adware Spreading Via Social Engineering, Facebook Messenger

by Chris Brook August 24, 2017 , 2:15 pm

Attackers have taken to Facebook Messenger with a combination of social engineering and malicious JavaScript to spread adware, something that’s likely earning them a small chunk of change in the process.

https://threatpost.c...ssenger/127628/

 

 



#2 TheSentinel

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Posted 27 August 2017 - 04:28 PM

Another article in adition:

 

Watch out! Adware spreading via Facebook Messenger

Security experts from Kaspersky Lab have spotted an ongoing cross-platform malware campaign that leverages Facebook Messenger. Security experts from Kaspersky Lab have spotted an ongoing cross-platform malware campaign on Facebook Messenger, spammers...

August 26, 2017  By Pierluigi Paganini   Posted In  Breaking News  Cyber Crime  Malware  Social Networks

http://securityaffai...er-malware.html