Facebook Ramnit malware still in circulation


Facebook is a well known target for pretty much everything these days, so it’s no surprise that a worm called Ramnit that first appeared in the wild and on social websites back in 2010 has now stolen over 45,000 Facebook passwords. It’s not only Facebook that has been under attack. Online banking customers have also been targeted. I’ve seen Ramnit in operation (even with antivirus running in the background) and it is a very destructive piece of malware which if left on your system will infect thousands of files and can make your system irreparable. It’s therefore impossible to suggest one method will work for removal/cleaning of this malware. That said, if you read on I will make some simple suggestions. Read more...

January 6, 2012
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