Koobface is a malware/worm that infectscomputers that use Facebook. It has manyabilities and can totally disable an infectedcomputer.This virus is officially “dead” but I haveevidence that demonstrates its continuedexistence. This malware is different fromothers in the sense that it is physicallyinstalled on the Facebook servers, preventing discovery and elimination. Once this virus isinstalled,The modern version of this virus is embeddedin the Facebook application “Get Revealed.”It spreads to new users by getting them toanswer questions about their friends, who arethen asked to authorize that application andinfect their own Facebook.By authorizing “Get Revealed” on Facebook,you give it access to your entire account. Ithas the permission to post on your behalf.This virus is bad. It has the ability to lockcomputers, erase hard drives, disablekeyboards, wireless connections, mice. It alsohas a built-in e-mail filter.
There is NO KNOWNWAY to Remove it.
The virus exists on Facebook, so your accountitself is compromised. Your computer ispermanently infected. Cancelling Facebookstill allows Facebook access to yourcomputer, as per the customer agreement.Facebook also monitors your internetexperience, even when logged out of Facebook. Per the User Agreement"by posting Member Content to any part of theWeb site, you automatically grant, and yourepresent and warrant that you have the rightto grant, to facebook an irrevocable,perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, fullypaid, worldwide license to use, copy, perform,display, reformat, translate, excerpt anddistribute such information and content andto prepare derivative works of, or incorpoateinto other works, such information andcontent, and to grant and authorisesublicenses of the foregoing.“Facebook may also collect information aboutyou from other sources, such as newspapers,blogs, instant messaging services, and otherusers of the Facebook service through theoperation of the service (eg. photo tags) inorder to provide you with more usefulinformation and a more personalisedexperience. By using Facebook, you areconsenting to have your personal datatransferred to and processed in the UnitedStates."
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