Facebook announced on Friday that they had been hacked. The company released a very short statement about the hack, as several employees had their workstation infected with malware from a developer site. The worst part? The hack happened LAST MONTH.
The social media giant went on to say they reacted quickly, investigating the hack and called the even a “sophisticated attack”, and are/were working with law enforcement. No user data has been compromised.
Heres the official statement
[…Last month, Facebook Security discovered that our systems had been targeted in a sophisticated attack. This attack occurred when a handful of employees visited a mobile developer website that was compromised. The compromised website hosted an exploit which then allowed malware to be installed on these employee laptops. The laptops were fully-patched and running up-to-date anti-virus software. As soon as we discovered the presence of the malware, we remediated all infected machines, informed law enforcement, and began a significant investigation that continues to this day. We have no evidence that Facebook user data was compromised in this attack…]
They sure waited a long time to say anything about the hack, especially if nothing was compromised. The company has refused to comment further.