A bank account-raiding worm, Ramnit has started spreading on Facebook, stealing login credentials as it creeps across the site, security researchers have revealed. Seculert’s research lab has discovered that Ramnit recently started targeting Facebook accounts with considerable success, stealing over 45,000 Facebook login credentials worldwide, mostly from people in the UK and France.
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Tags: Canada, Cyprus, department of justice, FakeAV, FBI, France, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Operation Trident Tribunal, Romania, scareware, Sweden, two arrests, UK, Ukraine, US
One of the most widespread types of cyber scam being perpetrated against consumers these days involves “scareware”—those pop-up messages you see on your computer saying you’ve got a virus and all you have to do to get rid of it is buy the antivirus software being advertised. And if you don’t buy it? The pop-ups [...]
Tags: ASIC, Data Privacy, eBay, France, Google, law
Tables have turned in France where once the French privacy watchdog, CNIL, fined Google £87,000 (which was also the largest ever fine handed out by CNIL) when it accidentally collected personal data during the setting up of its Street View service. Even Facebook was forced to overhaul its privacy settings following criticism that they were too [...]