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Web Attack: Facebook Fake Plugin 3

Severity: High

This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.

Description

This signature detects Facebook's fake plugin activities on the infected computer.

Additional Information

Fake plugins are downloaded to victim's machine via links spreading thorugh social media. These plugins can intercept the user's social profile information and can post malicious contents on victim's behalf. These plugins can also steal account credentials and other personal information

Affected

  • Various Browsers
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Google+
  • YouTube