Thursday, May 12, 2011

Facebook gets Owned by new worm

Last night, Facebook experienced yet another wall based worm that propagated itself via the facebook wall. The post reads as follows:

"Fuck you faggot. Go kill yourself. Do whatever the fuck you want. I hate you and the only way to remove all these posts is by disabling this below.

The worm activated itself when users clicked on the X to remove and report the post, or on the remove this app link located under the post. Upon activation, the worm would replicated the specially formed message to the facebook walls of all friends of the user. Facebook quickly swept into action and quarantined the message, but sadly did nothing to either disclose that the hack happened, or explain to users of Facebook mobile that these messages were fake.

The following is the code that was used to spread the message @


Pappa Püllï said...

Great blog! Keep the posts coming, i enjoy reading them!

Vav said...

Thanks for the warning, will be careful :]

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