5 Tips Preventing Viruses on Facebook Chat

Written By Irpan Paizal on Saturday, November 19, 2011 | 10:33 PM


Since mid-August until today many computer users are reportedly infected with the attacks of malicious programs operating in Facebook chat service.

Vaksincom security firm to detect this virus as W32/Kolab.xx (Trojan.Click1.xxxx). According to Adi Saputra, an analyst with Vaksincom, recorded dozens of variants has been detected since August. One of them even can not be detected by almost all famous antivirus.

Check out 5 tips to ward off viruses, quoted by Chexosnews of Vaksincom.

1. Avoid clicking on links sent to you, either through chat messages or Facebook status.

2. Tell your friend, that the computer has been infected with the virus, and immediately do the updates and scan your computer with updated antivirus.

3. Do not make copies of the notice accompanied by a link or do those links, because then you just spread the links that contain the virus.

4. Do not leave your Facebook switched on / login, logout should be used until you return.

5. Use Secure HTTP / HTTPS when logging Facebook, this is so that your account is not easily accessible to other people around you.

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