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    How to avoid Zeus virus on Facebook that drains your bank account

    By JohnThomas Didymus
    Jun 4, 2013 in Money

    The Trojan horse has infected millions of machines mostly in the US. Once it infects a computer it remains dormant until the user logs into a bank site. Then it steals the victim's passwords and empties the victim's account. According to The New York Times, the malware is so sophisticated that it can replace the bank's website with a dummy page to allow it steal even more information such as the user's Social Security number.

    Read more: http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/351574

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    1. It's been found on Windows and may not work on Mac OS X or Linux.

    2. Never click on unknown or untrusted links.

    3. Make sure your bank's site is secure and has a 2-step login / verification process.

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