Facebook Spam Spreads Through Sexy Video

A new piece of Facebook malware appears to be a cheeky video accidentally sent to your inbox. SophosLabs reports that an embedded thumbnail of a semi-naked young woman is being spammed out, and even though the message is written in Spanish it appears to be enough inducement for many people to click.

Below is an example from Sophos to give users an idea of what to expect.

Sexual content has been used since the inception of malware and will remain a popular theme as humain nature is unlikely to change. In this instance it appears to be a sexual conversation that the Facebook user has unwittingly stumbled upon.

If a user clicks on the link in the email they are taken to a webpage that tries to download a file called Video_Multimedia.exe to your computer which is a malware file.

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