Facebook reported about successful reflection of the hacker attack

Posted: February 18, 2013 in IT Security News
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FacebookAccording to the administration of Facebook, the social network has undergone a “complex” attack by unknown hackers.

At the same time, according to a company blog that the incident was identified in January of this year. Any sensitive data of users, according to Facebook, were not compromised.

Social networking experts also noted that the risk of compromising a server error after a number of employees have a link to a malicious resource and infect their computers with virus software.

At present septic systems are clean, and the incident notified the police. Currently, police are investigating the incident.

In addition, the Facebook felt the need to emphasize that they are not the only company that has become the victim of an attack within the target of attack by hackers, but it was her staff were among the first who discovered the attack.

“We continue to work hard and conduct close cooperation with our own engineers, as well as experts in the security of the other organizations in order to prevent similar incidents in the future”, – concluded the Facebook.

Link: http://www.facebook.com/notes/facebook-security/protecting-people-on-facebook/10151249208250766

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