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In an attempt to trick users into getting themselves infected with malware, cybercriminals are currently spamvertising millions of emails impersonating Facebook.

More details:

Sample screenshot of the spamvertised email:

Detection rate for the spamvertised attachment: Your_Friend_New_photos-updates.jpeg.exe – MD5: 8601ece8b0c79ec3d4396f07319bbff1 – detected by 36 out of 43 antivirus scanners as Win32/TrojanDownloader.Wauchos.A; Trojan-Ransom.Win32.PornoAsset.xen

Webroot SecureAnywhere users are proactively protected from this threat.

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