Monday, December 08, 2008

Facebook Worm Refuses to Die (PC World) by PC World: Yahoo! Tech

More Facebook fun

A worm program that has been tricking Facebook users into downloading malicious software since July has resurfaced.

Criminals have released a new variation of the worm, known as Koobface, Facebook said Friday. The program is spreading via Facebook messages that look as if they're videos. Often they say something like "you look funny." When the user clicks to see the video, he is taken to a new Web site and asked to download special software in order to see the video. That software is malicious.

Facebook Worm Refuses to Die (PC World) by PC World: Yahoo! Tech

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