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Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Hackers targeting social networking sites more…

Computer security analysts are seeing a surge in malware designed to target social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter, with incidences tied to a single bug -- known as "Koobface" -- up 200% in the first quarter of 2013. According to a report from McAfee, during this time frame the number of identified malware samples rose by more than 25% as hackers increasingly turn to social sites to intercept personal data for use in cyber espionage schemes.   Source: CompTIA SmartBrief, Computing (U.K.) (6/3), (U.K.) (6/3)

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