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Facebook’s Timeline will be boon for hackers

Source: ComputerWorld

Facebook’s new Timeline will make it even easier for criminals and others to mine the social network for personal information they can use to launch malicious attacks and steal passwords, a researcher said today.

Trend Micro provides further details on targeted espionage attacks

Source: Trend Micro

This particular campaign comprised over 300 malicious, targeted attacks, monitored by the attackers using a unique identifier embedded in the associated malware. The analysis of the campaign reveals that attackers targeted communities in specific geographic locations as well as campaigns that targeted specific victims.