UPDATE: MacDefender now spreading through Facebook

It’s no surprise that a piece of malware is now spreading through Facebook, but the MacDefender is using a fake video link through Facebook to spread itself. According to Sophos, a post will appear on a Facebook wall purporting to be a video about the IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn and the rape of the hotel maid By clicking on it, Sophos claims you will be directed to a webpage which will cause MacDefender to begin downloading onto your Mac.

You can find the story on my Twitter feed or you can read more details here (note: (the image may cause some people offense): http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2011/05/31/imf-boss-rape-video-mac-facebook-users-hit-by-a-sick-scareware-attack/

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Posted on May 31, 2011, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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