So today checking my mail, I was exited to see that an old college friend that I haven’t talked to much posted something on my wall on Facebook.
I checked the message, and the message ended up being:
Found some super potent legal bud at http://www.bobblak.com !!
how do these wallposts spread on facebook? is there any security measure we can take not to have such messages being sent from our account? and how can we know that such msgs were actually sent on our behalf?
I doubt that there is anything you can do to stop this yourself short of terminating your account. This is something that the guys at Facebook will need to fix. I’m sure there are alot of developers there that haven’t had much sleep the past couple of days working on this.
So your address, AIM, cell phone number, photos, and any other information could very well be leaked at this point. Additionally, as far as I know there is no guarantee that Facebook actually deletes information (messages, pictures, other personal data) when an account is terminated, so if the hackers have gotten in very deep (which seems likely) even data from terminated accounts may be observable to the attackers.