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February 18, 2013

Facebook Hacking Reports: The True Story

Facebook says it was hacked, claims member data safe | Internet & Media - CNET News: Facebook today admitted that its systems were hacked last month when staffers unknowingly installed malware to laptops. The social network called the attack sophisticated, but claimed that no user data was compromised.
"This attack occurred when a handful of employees visited a mobile developer website that was compromised," Facebook said in a statement posted today on its security blog. "The compromised website hosted an exploit which then allowed malware to be installed on these employee laptops.

The social network identified the attack as a "zero day" Java exploit that allowed the website in question to bypass employees' security software and install the offending software. Oracle, which manages Java, was alerted to the vulnerability. The company issued a patch to fix it

Meanwhile Facebook continues to get " Coverage " on The recent Hacking reports, as the web is awash with rumors on how and why Facebook is reluctance to share the exact details to its users.

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