Updated Facebook’s security team has posted a message on the walls of users who were hit by cybercriminals promoting a free iPhone scam earlier this week.
Although the notice from Facebook reassures customers that their account security was not compromised, the wording of Facebook’s note does raise a few question marks about how the scammers managed to post photos onto users’ walls without their permission.
Thousands of Facebook users are believed to have been struck in an attack which attempted to lure victims into visiting webpages with the promise of free iPads and iPhones if they completed a survey.
Even one of Mark Zuckerberg’s friends had hackers post images to her profile promoting the revenue-generating links, causing the Facebook CEO to ask her if her…
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