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Facebook had caught a torrent portal in the implementation of XSS-vulnerabilities, which forces a user to perform malicious javascript and thus share content offensive to others. Many of the victims stated that this content has been seen by another, but not the user who sent it.

According to an article on PCMag.com portals and ZDNet, Facebook guide find out who is behind this attack. Both articles refer to a statement from a PR-specialists Facebook:

“In addition to the engineering team that developed the instrument, which blocks spam, we also connected the police, who were able to identify the people responsible for this attack, as well as a team of lawyers, so hackers can not go unpunished.”

The names of the hackers are not mentioned in the articles, as there is no mention of law enforcement, who investigated the case.

When asked Facebook members to confirm this information, one of them replied: “We found responsible for this attack, and is currently conducting the trial in this case.”

Law enforcement authorities who collaborated with Facebook, follow a clear policy against spammers. In 2009 the case was brought against serial spammer Stanford Wallace and his two assistants, who were engaged in spamming via messages on the walls sots.seti users. Facebook recently won his case in 711 million dollars. Earlier this year, Wallace was accused of hacking into more than 500 million accounts on Facebook.

Facebook sued spammers and all this time.

Facebook is still studying the details of the current attack. It is still unknown whether cross-site scripting vulnerabilities unique to a particular browser, and many of the 800 million users of this browser have been exposed.