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New 'VietCredCare' Stealer Targeting Facebook Advertisers in Vietnam

The Hacker News

Facebook advertisers in Vietnam are the target of a previously unknown information stealer dubbed VietCredCare at least since August 2022.

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Using Fake Student Accounts to Shill Brands

Schneier on Security

It turns out that it’s surprisingly easy to create a fake Harvard student and get a harvard.edu email account. They also said that the scammers were creating the fake accounts by signing up for online classes and then using the email address that process provided to infiltrate the university’s various blogging platforms.

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Facebook sues hackers who hijacked advertising agencies' accounts

Bleeping Computer

Facebook has filed lawsuits against two groups of suspects who took over advertising agency employees' accounts and abused its ad platform to run unauthorized or deceptive ads. [.].

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Fake ChatGPT Chrome Extension Hijacking Facebook Accounts for Malicious Advertising

The Hacker News

A fake ChatGPT-branded Chrome browser extension has been found to come with capabilities to hijack Facebook accounts and create rogue admin accounts, highlighting one of the different methods cyber criminals are using to distribute malware. "By

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Facebook Is Using Your Two-Factor Authentication Phone Number to Target Advertising

Schneier on Security

From Kashmir Hill : Facebook is not content to use the contact information you willingly put into your Facebook profile for advertising. This means that the junk email address that you hand over for discounts or for shady online shopping is likely associated with your account and being used to target you with ads.

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Crooks hacked Mandiant X account to push cryptocurrency scam

Security Affairs

The X account of cybersecurity giant Mandiant was hacked, attackers used it to impersonate the Phantom crypto wallet and push a cryptocurrency scam. Crooks hacked the X account of cybersecurity firm Mandiant and used it to impersonate the Phantom crypto platform and share a cryptocurrency scam. “Sorry, change password please.”

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Facebook Is Suing the Hackers That Hijacked Advertising Agencies’ Accounts

Heimadal Security

Facebook is suing the suspects that took over the advertising agency employees’ accounts and managed to abuse the ad platform in order to run unauthorized or deceptive ads. The post Facebook Is Suing the Hackers That Hijacked Advertising Agencies’ Accounts appeared first on Heimdal Security Blog.