Sophos, a security software and research firm, has warned that social network Facebook is the battleground for a new malware attack targeting members' comment "walls."
Public wall posts purporting to be from someone on a user's friends list invite the user to click on some kind of video or image, and the URL appears to lead to something hosted on Google.com. That's a spoof--it really directs to a grinning photo of a court jester sticking out its tongue--and a downloaded Trojan. Sophos has not said what the worm then does.
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