Facebook Users at Risk as Hackers Target Site

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Facebook Users at Risk as Hackers Target Site
« on: March 03, 2009, 03:28:43 PM »

Facebook users are at risk from malicious hackers ...

Rik Ferguson, senior security adviser at Tokyo-based Trend Micro, said that Facebook, which has more than 174 million active users worldwide, had been hit by four separate "rogue applications" and a virus targeted at users of the site.

Hackers are now seeking to take advantage of the popularity of social networks such as Facebook and MySpace to get users to divulge personal details, he added....

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