Password-Stealing Virus Attacks Facebook

Posted: March 21, 2010 in Tech

Facebook users receive e-mails that appear to be from Facebook telling the recipients that their passwords have been reset — and they need to click on an attachment to retrieve the new password. FB denies sending those emails… those e-mails are malicious software intended to steal your info.

The attachment in the bogus e-mail installs a program that steals passwords and user names entered on the victim’s computer.

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