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Farm town - Grow your own malware

Unread postby Sludge3000 » April 13th, 2010, 6:40 am

A Facebook game with more than 9 million users has been caught serving ads that try to trick viewers into installing malware.

Hundreds of users of Farm Town have reported seeing the ads, which falsely claim the user's PC is infected and can only be fixed by buying and running the anti-virus software being advertised, according to this forum. Farm Town developer SlashKey warned users to ignore the ads but failed to suspend third-party adverts, much to the anger of security experts.


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Re: Farm town - Grow your own malware

Unread postby Elrond » April 15th, 2010, 12:59 pm

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