Social engineering tactics of the Koobface botnet Summary: The gang behind the Koobface botnet is periodically updating the template it relies on for infecting new years. Here are some of the most popular ones introduced by the gang throughout the year. By Dancho Danchev | October 14, 2009 -- 07:09 GMT (00:09 PDT) Follow @danchodanchev Previous | Next Image 1 of 12 Among the earliest and most popular spoofing attempts done by the Koobface gang. Topics: Malware, Security, Social Enterprise Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.