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Targeting Syrian opposition activists: After YouTube, Facebook attacks now Skype

Electronic Frontier Foundation :: The campaign of attacks targeting Syrian opposition activists on the Internet has taken a new turn. Since the beginning of the year, Syrian opposition activists have been targeted using several Trojans, which covertly install spying software onto the infected computer, as well as a multitude of phishing attacks which steal YouTube and Facebook login credentials. Last week, TrendMicro's Malware Blog described a website which purportedly offered Skype encryption software, but was actually a Trojan.

"Spyware" - Continue to read Eva Galperin | Morgan Marquis-Boire, www.eff.org

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