WARNING: Facebook Users Being Infected By Ramnit Malware

There is another malware alert and is being spread through the social networking site Facebook. The worm is called Ramnit and it spreads itself via Facebook and contains windows executable files and html scripts designed to obtain "cookie" credentials and FTP credential on a persons computer.

So far only about 45,000 accounts have been affected and Facebook and Microsoft are both working to stop the worm and develop countermeasures for users. The majority of users infected were in Britain, France and Canada, although others across the globe have reported being infected.

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