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[Spyware alert] Facebook widget installs spyware

spyware.jpgThink all those Facebook widgets are so cool? Watch out for this one which installs the Zango adware / spyware, says Fortinet:

Fortinet Global Security Research Team discovered a malicious Facebook Widget (officially, a “Platform Application”) actively spreading on the social networking site which ultimately prompts users to install the infamous “Zango” adware/spyware.

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[From Niall Kennedy]

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