WARNING: Facebook Worm Spreading via News Feed

Saturday 26th September, 2009

Malware and spam are finding new ways to spread across social media. A few days ago, a nasty Twitter Worm spread through DMs. Today, we have received multiple reports that a new worm is spreading via Facebook wall posts and status updates.

The worm makes a post on walls and updates. The text is as follows:facebook worm

IF YOU SEE THIS POST AND LINK, DO NOT CLICK IT! It is malware and dangerous to your computer. We have found multiple instances of this worm in Facebook’s Real-time search and through reports from our readers and friends.

IF YOU ARE ALREADY AFFECTED: Immediately change your password, delete all of the malware posts, and post a warning to not visit the link in question. We will update this post as we learn more. Thanks to by Ben Parr!

fb-worm

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