From DailyTech: The use of social networking websites is skyrocketing. At first, social networking was mostly the realm of college students and teens looking to stay connected with friends. Social networks like Facebook have now been adopted as tools for business and users of all ages access the site.
Recently, the Pentagon even started to make use of social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook to help attract recruits for military service. With the skyrocketing success of Facebook, it's no surprise that success has led to undesirable elements being attracted to the website as well.
Last week Facebook was besieged by phishing attacks from a website called FBaction.net. The nefarious attack delivered messages to a Facebook friends list telling the users to check out a link. The link led to a fake Facebook page where users were tricked into entering their Facebook username and password.
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