‘Ov3r_Stealer’ Malware Spreads Through Facebook to Steal Crates of Info

The widely used social media platform, Facebook, has fallen victim to a pernicious cyber threat known as the “Ov3r_Stealer” malware. This malware is spreading through the platform, stealing significant amounts of information from unsuspecting users. Notably, it is part of a twisted web of cyberattacks using various social media tactics to spread this new threat. The malware employs several execution methods, making it difficult to combat. Furthermore, it exfiltrates data, surreptitiously sending it to the cloud-based communication software, Telegram. With millions of Facebook users at risk, this breach highlights another significant vulnerability in the social media giant’s security apparatus.

Published: Thu, 08 Feb 2024 16:34:52 GMT