Koobface the Worm Becomes More Dangerous

Koobface is a worm, which mostly attacks computers in the social network websites, just like Twitter or Facebook. This parasite spreads itself through the fake links but now a few twists have been added and Koobface has become more dangerous for the unsuspecting computer users.
The latest attack of Koobface came via a link which suggests watching an interesting “my home video”. After clicking on this tweet, the user is prompted to the webpage which looks like YouTube and gets the alert about Flash player, which urgently needs to be upgraded. However, upon accepting doing that Koobface breaks in the PC. Upgrading Flash player sounds unsuspicious because many legitimate videos often declare about that. The users must be aware and pay their attention for this information.

 

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