New Malicious campaign on Facebook uses Chrome Store

Beware of the “You should see your best clips” Facebook malware campaign which is currently luring unaware internet users to a malicious website. The post claims to hold explicit footage and it wants the victim to view the footage.

The “You should see your best clips” Facebook malware campaign currently navigates the victim to the hxxp://awesomevideos.club/myvid/ domain.

You should see your best clips

 

Once the user lands on the page, it will be shown a fake Facebook looking page which holds a fake Youtube video.

The malicious page
The malicious page

Once the user clicks on the fake Youtube button, they will be shown a popup which urges the user to install the “Easy Play” Chrome plugin. This plugin is allowed to perform “reading and writing” actions once installed.

The Easy Play malicious popup
The Easy Play malicious popup

The application is hosted via the Google Store environment. The application has been installed by 900 unaware users and the application developer claims that the application allows people to view restricted videos.

The application on Google Store
The application on Google Store

If you have installed the malicious application, then navigate to your Google Chrome plugin section, and uninstall the “Easy Play” application.