Posted: Nov 16, 2011 12:40 PM
Source: Associated Press
BERLIN - Facebook says it is on top of a wave of spam appearing on users' pages with graphic pictures depicting sex and violence, but is asking people to remain vigilant in safeguarding
that caused them to unknowingly share the content.
The dapd news agency reports Facebook saying "our team responded quickly and we have eliminated most of the spam caused by this attack" and that "we are now working to improve our systems to better defend against similar attacks."
Facebook recommends in the meantime not copying and pasting unknown code into the address bar and using up-to-date browsers.