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New Koobface Variant Infects Linux Systems

“Security researchers warn that a new drive-by download attack
is capable of infecting Windows, Mac OS X and Linux systems with a
new variant of the notorious Koobface worm.

“The attack was spotted on social networking websites like
Facebook, MySpace and Twitter, the usual hunting grounds of the
Koobface gang.

“It begins with users receiving a messages from their friends,
who direct them to an online video. Lures like “Is it you in this
video?” have been observed.”


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