Signature Message(s): Facebook Service. Personal data has been changed! ID[random number] or Facebook Office. Your login details changed! ID[random number]
Scam Type: Trojan – Malicious Code
Trending: January 2011
Details of the Attacks:
Graham Cluley, of Sophos, has issued a warning this morning about an malicious email from “Facebook Service.”
Cluley states that the email comes with a file attachment containing the Trojan horse known as Troj/Agent-QAY, the Zip file is known as Mal/BredoZp-B. If the Trojan horse is installed, your computer will attempt to communicate with a server located in Russia.
How to Deal with the Scam:
Always be suspicious of emails containing attachments. If you did click on the attachment and opened the file, then your computer is likely infected with the malicious code. You should install and/or update your anti-virus software and perform a complete system scan of your machine.
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