Trojan.FBSpammer is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a family of Firefox extensions that are designed to spam Facebook groups.
Users of affected systems may notice a Firefox extension that is called Page Update and the corresponding .xpi file has a random name consisting of capital characters and underscores.
Users may also notice posts made on their behalf on Facebook groups they did not join themselves.
Trojan.FBSpammer is a Firefox extension that joins multiple Facebook groups and starts posting in them on behalf on the victim.
Trojan.FBSpammer is installed from websites that offer it as a Flash update.
Both the Web protection module and the Malwarebytes browser extension block the websites pushing this malicious extension.
Malwarebytes can detect and remove Trojan.FBspammer without further user interaction.
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