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Koobface

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Facebook to unmask, send message to Koobface Gang

The world's largest social network will start sharing information it has gathered about the group, and engage in "public namings" to fight back.

By Jan. 17, 2012

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Ep. 1292: You're a Koobface

Happy 15th birthday to Internet Explorer and AT&T says Net neutrality is indeed onerous and it's all for Verizon and Google's proposal (um, duh). The Facebook "dislike" button finally launches, but it's a scam; WiFi-sniffing aerial drones are the new black, and we celebrate 50 years of broadcasting to the world the following: "looking for a good planet to plunder? Call Earth."

By Aug. 16, 2010

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Koobface malware makes a comeback

The security threat that never quite goes away is back to torment Facebook users, this time trying to get them to click on a link that promises videos of erotic encounters.

By Apr. 9, 2010

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Buzz Out Loud 1292: You're a Koobface (podcast)

Happy 15th birthday to Internet Explorer and AT&T says Net neutrality is indeed onerous and it's all for Verizon and Google's proposal (um, duh). The Facebook "dislike" button finally launches, but it's a scam; WiFi-sniffing aerial drones are the new black, and we celebrate 50 years of broadcasting to the world the following: "looking for a good planet to plunder? Call Earth."

By Aug. 16, 2010

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Koobface virus hits Facebook

An e-mail lure and a fake Adobe Flash update request could load a nasty virus on your PC.

By Dec. 4, 2008

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Loaded: Don't click on Koobface

Cisco Systems expands its collaboration portfolio with PostPath buy, more companies decide to go green, and a worm slithering through Facebook is given a name.

By Aug. 28, 2008

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Microsoft helps keep Koobface virus off Facebook

Facebook turns to Microsoft to protect users from the polymorphic and persistent Koobface virus.

By Apr. 2, 2009

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Facebook fights new Koobface worm, another rogue app

Yet another rogue app spreads on Facebook, as does new variant of Koobface worm that tricks users by including the name and photo of an intended victim's Facebook friend.

By Mar. 2, 2009

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More cyberattacks hitting social networks

Attacks against Facebook and other social networks are on the rise, though users are becoming more diligent about protecting themselves, according to a new survey.

By Aug. 17, 2011

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Report: Spam down, but malware continues hold

Spam levels worldwide dropped 12 percent last month following the takedown of a large spam network, but the threat of malware is as strong as ever, according to a report from Fortinet.

By Dec. 2, 2010