Cybercriminals are adopting a new disguise, following last week’s “Facebook password changed” malware attack.
Computer users are discovering malicious code has been sent to their email inboxes, pretending to be a notification from Facebook that their social networking account has been used to send out spam.
A typical message reads:
Spam is sent from your FaceBook account.
Your password has been changed for safety.
Information regarding your account and a new password is attached to the letter.
Read this information thoroughly and change the password to complicated one.
Please do not reply to this email, it’s automatic mail notification!
The attack would, perhaps, be a little more successful at fooling more people if it had gone…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.