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Old 02-13-2009, 01:00 AM   #1
Czar

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Angry Spammers hijack 1.5 million member Facebook group

In what is likely to be a sign of things to come in the Web 2.0 space, a very large Facebook group was hacked and used to spread your standard, run-of-the-mill spam rubbish this week.

An account of what happened may be found here:
http://www.internetnews.com/security...15+Million.htm

I guess Web 2.0 players are all going to need to put password checking features in place so as to not allow members to use simple passwords in relation to these applications, but to include uppercase and lowercase elements, along with numerals and special characters.

Do you expect to see more of this style of abuse?
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