Saturday, August 20, 2011

The spread of malware using social networking is growing.

The spread of malware using social networking is growing. One of the malware that interest is Win32/Delf.QCZ. ESET Antivirus detects this malware as a Trojan which is capable of downloading other malware from the internet.

However, this Trojan is also known to be able to intervene in several security applications to disable detection function of its security applications. Win32/Delf.WCZ deployment mode is using the old application "fake codec / media player" and links to malware-laden sites that spread via Facebook chat. Remarkably, now  the malware authors also been upgraded to get more personal attacks against users who are targeted.

In its distribution, except appears as though the spam messages sent from our Facebook friends or sending messages on a Facebook wall post general, this malware  Win32/Delf.QCZ is also capable of  falsifying our conversation before sending malicious URL.

Links that appear to the webs are very similar like on YouTube. Typically, this malware usually will require the user to upgrade the Adobe Flash Player in advance to be able to watch a video that was sent. One trick is used  in order that victims are interested in is to ask the user running the malware sent. While the name of the user who submit was false because it is certainly derived from Facebook. The title video shown on YouTube was used additional titles so that more sensational.

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