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Facebook ran ads for a fake ‘Clubhouse for PC' app planted with malware

10 days ago   |   By TechCrunch

Cybercriminals have taken out a number of Facebook ads masquerading as a Clubhouse app for PC users in order to target unsuspecting victims with malware, TechCrunch has learned.
TechCrunch was alerted Wednesday to Facebook ads tied to several Facebook pages impersonating Clubhouse, the drop-in audio chat app only available on iPhones. Clicking on the ad would open a fake Clubhouse website, including a mocked-up screenshot of what the non-existent PC app looks like, with a download link to the malicious app.
When opened, the malicious app tries to communicate with a command and control...
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Facebook blames users for hack that compromised 533 million phone numbers

Facebook blames users for hack that compromised 533 million phone numbers

10 days ago   |   By MobileSyrup

Facebook has declined to accept responsibility in a recent hack that compromised the phone numbers of 533 million users.
In an April 6th blog post, Facebook product management director Mike Clark attempted to address the hack, which was first discovered on April 3rd by Alan Gal , of the cybercrime intelligence firm Hudson Rock.
Gal noted that birth dates, locations, email addresses and more were leaked on top of the phone numbers. In particular, 3.5 million Canadians were affected , says Gal.
However, Facebook is now downplaying what happened while ostensibly attributing blame to the users...
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