Originally posted from one of my other blogs, George’s Wonder Blog on August, 5, 2008 – and little has really changed in that Facebook is not for the faint of heart. You need to be careful.
MySpace, Facebook, and Twitter attacked by social engineering – fake flash downloads
I’ve recently read about ‘Web worm’ attacks aimed at Facebook and MySpace; and just today I read about social engineering attacks (ploys, tricks) against Twitter. ZDNet’s Ryan Naraine posted Adobe: Beware of fake Flash downloads just today, and Adobe’s David Lenoe posted Verifying Installers on Adobe’s Product Security Incident Response Team blog yesterday. Here’s the skinny from Adobe’s blog, color & formatting added by myself for emphasis: