Facebook targeted by hackers, says no user data compromised

The attack exploited a zero-day vulnerability in Java that Oracle has since patched

By Zach Miners, IDG News Service |  Internet

Oracle released another patch at the start of February, but did not mention at the time that the vulnerability had been used to target Facebook. Last week it said it would release yet more patches on Feb. 19.

Zach Miners covers social networking, search and general technology news for IDG News Service. Follow Zach on Twitter at @zachminers. Zach's e-mail address is zach_miners@idg.com

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