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Facebook, financial firms targeted by online maurauders

John P. Mello Jr. | May 20, 2013
Several new and persistent schemes have emerged for spreading malware on popular sites.

The Dun & Bradstreet scam is a variation of the old  Better Business Bureau swindle. In this case, a target receives an official-looking email from D&B claiming a complaint has been lodged against them.

The target can see the complaint by clicking on an attachment to the email. Doing so, of course, installs a Trojan on their machine which will steal personal information from the device, according to Barracuda Networks.

 

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