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Old 02-05-16, 07:38
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BPlug trojan hides in chrome extensions and spams your facebook friends.
Trojan.BPlug.1074 is the name of a recently discovered trojan that hides in Chrome extensions and will spam your Facebook friends with links to malicious websites.

BPlug is part of a Google Chrome extension's JavaScript files. once users install the Chrome extension in their browser, it would wait for the victim to visit facebook. here, the trojan would retrieve the user's UID (user identifier) and their CSRF token. these details are then used to perform actions on Facebook on the user's behalf.

BPlug spams your friends via user groups and Facebook mentions

BPlug will hide some of the user's top-right menu options and prevents them from getting the logout menu, but also creates a randomly named group in the user's name.
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Old 02-05-16, 21:27
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Default Re: BPlug Trojan Hides in Chrome Extensions...

Nasty! It puts me in mind of this:

Fake Social Button Plugin Redirects to Angler EK

There's so much nasty stuff around these days, it can make being online, surfing and so on, more of a trial than a pleasure.
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