[funsec] Zango spyware spreading with Facebook application
juha-matti.laurio at netti.fi
Thu Jan 3 19:37:11 CST 2008
The first spyware spreading with Facebook application has been discovered. Security company Fortinet reports that application called Secret Crush is installing Zango (aka AdWare.Win32.180Solution) with Iframe.
This is the procedure:
"In opening the request, the recipient is informed that one of his/her friends has invited him/her to find out more information by using "Secret Crush"."
The text included to the request entry is "One of Your Friends Might Have a Crush on You!" providing normal 'Find Out Who!' and 'Ignore' buttons.
Advisory from Fortinet:
"Facebook Widget Installing Spyware"
"My name is Zango, I am spyware and I found Facebook applications"
At time of writing it's not know if AV vendors offering Zango protection have protection for this Static.ZangoCash.com download process too.
An interesting reference:
"When is a Facebook Really a MySpace?"
listing a very remarkable installation base :-(
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