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Not just Rouge apps, it's much more widespread: other colors such as magenta, mauve, fuschia, and even the extremes of pink and purple can also be impacted.
On Wed, Aug 6, 2008 at 2:56 PM, John C. A. Bambenek, GCIH, CISSP <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
What's the infection vector? URL Link? Rouge Facebook app?
On Wed, Aug 6, 2008 at 4:44 PM, Gadi Evron <email@example.com> wrote:
There's a facebook (possibly worm) something malicious sending fake
messages from real users (friends).
The sample also has a remote drop site (verified by someone who shall
This is possibly zlob, not verified. Thanks Nick Bilogorskiy for his help.
Infection sites seen so far are on .pl domains. The AV industry will soon add detection. Facebook's security folks are very capable, so I am not worried on that front. It's not that we didn't expect this for a long time now, but... Be careful. Some users know to be careful in email.. but not on facebook.
Note: unlike 2003 when we called everything a worm and the 90s when
everything was a virus--this is a bot which also spreads/infects on facebook.
Gadi. -- "You don't need your firewalls! Gadi is Israel's firewall." -- Itzik (Isaac) Cohen, "Computers czar", Senior Deputy to the Accountant General, Israel's Ministry of Finance, at the government's CIO conference, 2005.
(after two very funny self-deprication quotes, time to
even things up!)
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