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Jun 5, 2013 4:04 AM by Lacey Steele

Koobface worm present in social media again

A social networking worm returns with a vengeance.

Internet security firm McAfee reports a significant spike in instances of "koobface."

That's a social networking worm that targets Facebook, Twitter, and users of other social networks.

It had been fairly flat for the past year, then hits tripled the first quarter of this year to previously unseen levels.

Its goal is to intercept your personal information, a goldmine for cyber criminals.

 

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