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Hackers use reports of terrorist attacks in Prague to hack accounts in Facebook

Hackers use reports of terrorist attacks in Prague to hack accounts in Facebook

by sigismund » 2016-08-12 10:19:57


According to Eset, the victims of hackers are already thousands of users from the Czech Republic and Slovakia.


Experts of the company Eset warned of a new phishing campaign in which attackers spread fake reports about the terrorist attacks in Prague to gain access to user accounts Facebook. According to the company, the victims of hackers are already thousands of users from the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Earlier in social networks have spread the message that in Prague the alleged attack occurred with hundreds of dead and wounded. Recently it is also gaining popularity news of the assassination of Czech President Milos Zamana in your own home.

Criminals are placed in a previously hacked profiles link to a fake article about the attacks, which leads to a fake login page Facebook, explained Eset Matejicek Pavel (Pavel Matějíček). Unsuspecting users enter a username and password, which immediately teaches hackers and used to spread fake messages.

Over the last few weeks, experts have identified 84 domain was one and the same person. Some of them are associated with fake authorization Facebook pages, while others can be used in the future for large-scale attacks, said the researcher Lukas, Stefan (Lukáš Štefanko).
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