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Malware attacking Facebook, LinkedIn users via malicious images

Attackers are infecting social media users with malware by embedding malicious code into image and graphic files and uploading them onto major websites and social networks including Facebook and LinkedIn. Researchers at Check Point Software Technologies discovered the attack vector – dubbed ImageGate – which exploits a “misconfiguration on the social media infrastructure to deliberately…