Most of the users on Facebook have witnessed the effect that malware can have on Facebook. We are talking about the ‘shocking videos’ that lead users to a website that will steal their information. We have made a massive list of Facebook malware that we have found. Let us know if you identify one, or if we have missed one!
Lets start with the latest malware that hit Facebook their campaign ‘#Facebookis10’ the ‘A look back’ malware was born, the hackers copied the template Facebook used on their official ‘A look back’ page and edited in such a way that the users that clicked on the link were forced to download a application that served malware to the victim. A lot of users were infected, but as the #infosec community responded quickly to the threat – a lot of people were informed.
Rapper Nicki Minaj malware
Earlier in 2013 the same Nicki Minaj *** tape got leaked on Facebook and it seems that the criminals are going to try the same trick again. Today we received an message that Nicki Manaj had leaked a new tape, the only thing you had to do to watch it – was to share the Facebook message and so it began.
Jay-Z and Beyonce leaked tape
Beyonce fans be careful, there is a new malware spreading on Facebook that provides a link to the leaked video of Beyonce and Jay-Z. Before you can watch the video the hackers prompts the user to take several steps before the video can be watched.The hacker demands that the user install an application which will make it possible to view the leaked tape of Beyonce and Jay-Z.
Roller Coaster Accident in Orlando Park
We have had the Nicki Minaj malware and now it seems that the hackers are trying another scene. The facebook post claims that they have an video of the roller coaster accident in Orlando Park. The title says that the Orlando Park tried to keep the video hidden and that it has been leaked now for you to be watched.
Once you click on the link you will be redirected to an website(remove –cyberwarzone from url) that is hosted in brazil. There you will find multiple images that try to trick you into believing that it is an video. You will see fake Facebook comments below the video and as you already thought – the video is fake.
Facebook will not be accessible
There is a hoax going around on Facebook that is tricking the users into believing that the Facebook website will be offline on February 29, 30 and 31. This is fake as the dates do not exist in the year 2014.
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Facebook music theme
Hackers are trying to fool Facebook users by sending them an invite to upgrade their Facebook profile with music. They promise that the user is able to select music for each notification and they should be able to change their Facebook background with a picture they desire.
The Facebook music malware can be recognized pretty fast, the picture that is used is made in such a way that it can’t be work from Facebook or any designer that is serious with their product.
People can’t watch this for more than ‘X’ seconds
Hackers have uploaded a new Facebook malware that focuses on tricking Facebook users. This time the hackers used an video of an crocodile or an alligator that has the hand of someone in his jaws. This is not the first malware that tries to infect people with shocking content. Last week we had the Facebook Rollercoaster accident malware that hit around 70 000 users.
UFO spotted by robot on surface of Mars
Facebook hackers have uploaded a new malicious Facebook application that tries to trick users by promising them a video of a UFO that has been sighted on MARS. The hacker then makes sure that the Facebook user is redirected to an malicious website that then will trick the user to install the Facebook malware that then will have access to the personal information of the Facebook user.