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New Facebook Malware Uses Old Tricks

New Facebook malware has surfaced, but the type of trick it uses is at least 2 years old. According to Cheetah Mobile, which claims to be the first to report the latest iteration of the malware, the malware exhibits one or more of the following behaviors:

1. Provides a link claiming to lead to an app capable of changing the color of a user’s Facebook layout. If clicked, the link leads to a Facebook page that redirects the user to a malicious site.

2. At the malicious site, users are asked to view a tutorial video that allows them to steal the user’s access tokens.

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