Commtouch end of year report shows majority of Facebook attacks feed fradulent affiliate marketing sites
Dec 28, 2011 (TELECOMWORLDWIRE via COMTEX) -- Provider of cloud-based Internet security services Commtouch (NASDAQ:CTCH) on Wednesday published its in-depth analysis of 2011 Facebook attacks within its Internet Threats Trend Report.
The year-end synopsis of Internet threats present an analysis of scores of malicious Facebook activities during the past year as identified by Commtouch Labs.
According to the report affiliate marketing sites are the final destination of three quarters of all Facebook deceptions. Visitors to these sites are encouraged to fill in surveys which generate affiliate payments for the scammers, victimising legitimate businesses which pay affiliate fees.
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