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Tuesday, 22 November 2011

Fake Firefox: "Introducing the new and improved Firefox 8,optimized for Facebook."

Here's a fake Firefox upgrade message circulating by email:

From: Mozilla Firefox [mailto:firefox-update@plrja5f2.fireefox.com]
Sent: 22 November 2011 05:32
Subject: Introducing the new and improved Firefox 8,optimized for Facebook.

Facebook recommends the faster Firefox 8.
Can't see images? View on a mobile device

Facebook recommends that you upgrade to the
faster and smarter Firefox 8.
    Get It Now
Introducing the new and improved Firefox 8, optimized for Facebook

• Browse faster than the previous version of Firefox.
• Easily organize and arrange your tabs into groups.
• Get on-the-go access to your saved Firefox settings across multiple computers.
• Access the new Facebook features as profile viewers and much more!
Get your free upgrade now.
Already upgraded? Thank you.
All your favorite stuff, all in one place. Make Facebook your home.

Visit Firefox on Facebook  

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All the links lead to which in turn leads to a malicious executable with only 15/42 vendors detecting it at VirusTotal. The malware then attempts to call home to magesticgamers.com and

The ThreatExpert report is here, the Comodo report is here.

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