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Monday, November 22, 2010

Security alert: bots using Facebook chat

If somebody starts chatting with you and asks you to try a link, be wary …

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No, I didn’t click on the link. I do my best to keep up with security patches, but why take the chance of visiting a site that’s likely to be filled with malware?

posted by Jon at 9:12 am  

1 Comment

  1. [...] While individual spam messages have been popping up in Facebook chat for at least a year (if not longer), my brother recently ran into a conversational bot script. [...]

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