Computer hackers selling stolen Facebook accounts to gangs for 89p

Computer hackers are selling stolen Facebook social networking accounts to gangs for only 89p.The cyber thieves steal the account entry details from users before selling them on to gangs behind online fraud who in turn send viruses to other computer users.These gangs send “spam” messages on to millions of other computer users, urging people to click on false video or photo links. Slide onto Social Networks [CSO]
A warning to those who love such social media sites as Facebook: The bad guys are coming for you.A slew of security vendor reports on risks to expect in 2009 point to Facebook, Myspace and other such sites as increasingly tempting targets among hackers looking to dupe people out of their sensitive information. PDF and Flash files, once considered safe, are now a threat as well.

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