Here’s a review of last week’s posts on Malwarebytes Unpacked:
Facebook May 18 Deactivation Scam(Fraud/Scam Alert) Spammy posts with tagged users riddled Facebook feeds of those from the Philippines or who have Filipino friends as several fake profiles have popped up to spread a false deactivation notice in an attempt to harvest ‘Likes’ and followers.
Fake Paranormal Videos Haunting Facebook Users(Fraud/Alert Scam) The frequency of Facebook scams we’re seeing is alarming; the number of users falling for them? Even more. This particular scam plays on one’s interest and fascination with the paranormal.
UEFI, SecureBoot, and dual booting Windows 8 and Linux(All Things Dev) Malware Threat Researcher Jean Taggart introduces us to UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface), its predecessor, and the challenges one may face to get a dual boot environment with certain operating systems.
Top news stories:
iOS 7 isn’t encrypting email attachments. A security researcher spotted an insecurity in the way Apple handles emails and attachments several weeks ago. Apple has been informed; however, the company did not post a fix to this flaw. (Source: TUAW)
Threats Get a Kick Out of 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Buzz. “While the world is waiting for this (FIFA World Cup in Brazil), cybercriminals are not wasting time and are now launching new threats that turn global followers into victims.” Indeed. (Source: TrendLabs Security Intelligence Blog)