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Cybercrooks use photo-sharing to plant malware in online auto ad scams, FBI warns

(Naked Security) Beware the auto seller on Craigslist who says he’ll send photos on request – he could well be a crook who sends photos packed with malware, the US Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) has warned.

In a posting on its news blog, the FBI says it’s seeing scam artists posting ads without pictures on unspecified sites.

When a potential buyer asks for images, the crooks will sometimes send what they claim to be pictures as attachments, while other times they’ll send a link to an online gallery…read full article

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