Monday, June 12, 2017

Thieves use Facebook tricks to steal your money and turn it into Bitcoin

Polish internet swindlers have cooked up an elaborate scam that involves taking over your Facebook profile to ransack your bank account and swiftly transfer the stolen funds to anonymous Bitcoin wallets. Discovered by independent cybersecurity research collective BadCyber, the unusual deceit has been documented in a recent blog post that goes over the attack vector in more detail. What is particularly interesting is how intricate and laborious the scheme is. To get things off the ground, the hackers rely on well-known malware and phishing techniques to exfiltrate login credentials and obtain access to Facebook accounts. Once an account has been breached, the attackers proceed…

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