Facebook "clickjacking" spreads across site
Posted in: Legal, Privacy & Security at 04/06/2010 15:54
Hundreds of thousands of Facebook users are falling victim to so-called "clickjacking" attacks, warn web security labs.
Facebook members see links to subjects such as "World Cup 2010 in HD" or "Justin Bieber's phone number" that their friends appear to have "liked".
Clicking the link tricks users into recommending the site on Facebook too.
Facebook dev move won't stop rogue apps, say researchers
Security researchers today said Facebook's new requirement that developers link legitimate accounts to their software won't stop rogue applications from infecting its users with adware.