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Facbook and Zbot Again

The latest Facebook and Zbot run starts with an email like this: From:     Facebook <update+eikyxpuvsr@[].com> To:     <> Subject:     Facebook Account Update or Facebook Update Tool Dear Facebook user, In an effort to make your online experience safer

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Social Security Phish with Malware

The scam starts with an email that contains a link to the phishing site. From: Social Security Administration <> To: <> Subject: Review your annual Social Security statement Due to possible calculation errors, your annual Social Security statement may contain

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Couple arrested in Manchester over alleged Zbot trojan distribution

Reports are coming in of an important arrest in connection with the now-infamous Zbot group of trojan malware. Read more here.

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Another Zbot email

There is another email going around claiming yuor mailbox has been deactivated.  This comes an attached piece of malware that downloads Zbot and other nasties to your system.  If you get an email that looks like this, you should delete

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Myspace Phish with Malware

The same phishing scheme and malware that have been effecting the IRS and Facebook is now targeting Myspace.  If you get an email that seems to be from Myspace asking you to click a link or download something to update

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Facebook phish and Zbot malware

Watch out for emails with the subject “Facebook account update”, it’s a scam!  Once they have stolen your Facebook id the next step is getting you download updatetool.exe The body of email looks like this: In an effort to make

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