Malware hijacking Facebook user accounts

Mar 13, 2011 | comments

Facebook is under attack again from the cyber criminal
community. Lolbot.Q malware is using Facebook to
hijack user’s accounts and we’ve just seen Asprox.N
(we do love the names the security vendors give new
malware), is a nasty trojan that comes attached to
an email as a downloadable file which is targeting
Facebook users.
The trojan sends a message that informs you that
your Facebook account is being used to spam other
Facebook accounts and that your password has been
In order to retrieve the information you have to open
the attached file. The attached file is labelled Facebook_
details.exe which when opened allows the virus to send
spam to your various friends.

Source: ID Theft Protect
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