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September 22, 2009 11:33 AM

Social Networking Hack Hides Attack

There’s no question that social networks have become a serious source of security and privacy concerns for both individuals and organizations alike as cyber attackers use the popular online portals for everything from malware distribution to information gathering about their potential targets.

However, apparently so many people are trying to break into other users’ social networking accounts that helping them do so, or at least offering to, has become enough of a business opportunity that scammers are already trying to tap into that demand to help find new victims for their own ploys.

Security researchers at PandaLabs recently unearthed an online hack-for-hire scheme that attempts”

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