Facebook Messenger Being Used to Distribute FacexWorm Cryptocurrency Mining Virus

FacexWorm is a crypto-currency hijacking extension for Google Chrome and it takes advantage of Facebook Messenger virus to spread all around the globe. The Facebook accounts which are hacked sends suspicious links through Facebook Messenger to several other Facebook users. This links contains a YouTube themed website that offers users to download FacexWorm JavaScript code. FaceWorm is a perilous infection that was detected by “TrendMicro” and according to their research, it can steal highly sensitive password, secretly adds data-mining codes in the targeted websites, as well as continuously redirects the webpage over crypto-currency scam websites. Some reports say that FaceWorm has also cheated Web Wallets and digital transactions platforms in the past. Way Back in August, 2017, Some Facebook users had reported that they are receiving Facebook message that contains links redirecting over questionable domains. Though these links got redirected over different domains but majority were redirecting over YouTube theme Read more