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Pharmaceutical scammers impersonate Facebook’s Notification System, entice users into purchasing counterfeit drugs

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By Dancho┬áDanchev Opportunistic pharmaceutical scammers are currently spamvertising tens of thousands of bogus emails impersonating Facebook’s Notification System in an attempt to trick users into clicking on the links, supposedly coming from a trusted source. Once users click on the links found in the fake emails, they’re exposed to counterfeit pharmaceutical items available for purchase without a prescription. More details:

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Malicious ‘Sendspace File Delivery Notifications’ lead to Black Hole Exploit Kit

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Cybercriminals are currently attempting to trick hundreds of thousands of users into clicking on the malicious links found in the currently spamvertised bogus ‘Sendspace File Delivery Notifications‘. Upon clicking on any of the links found in the email, users are exposed to the client-side exploits served by the latest version of the Black Hole Exploit Kit. More details:

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Bogus ‘Facebook Account Cancellation Request’ themed emails serve client-side exploits and malware

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Facebook users, watch what you click on! Cybercriminals are currently mass mailing bogus “Facebook Account Cancellation Requests“, in an attempt to trick Facebook’s users into clicking on the malicious link found in the email. Upon clicking on the link, users are exposed to client-side exploits which ultimately drop malware on the affected host. More details:

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