Massive phishing attack hits Facebook

Hackers successfully stole passwords from some of Facebook's 200 million users.

The site fought off a similar attack two weeks ago, he said.

Hackers used a phishing attack last year to spread a malicious virus known as Koobface, a reference to Facebook. It was downloaded onto Facebook members' PCs when they clicked on a link sent to them in an email that looked like it had been sent by a friend on Facebook.

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