Rogue app ruins Facebook’s weekend

Social networks Facebook and MySpace were dealing with new security issues on Friday that could compromise personal information and communications from friends.


One of the problems is that Facebook allows anybody to write an application, and third-party applications are not vetted before they are made available to the public. So, even as Facebook stamps out one malignant application, it can pop up in another place like a poisoned mushroom with a different name.

Read more on Graham Cluley’s blog on Sophos.

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