According to a report, more than sixty lakh Facebook accounts were hacked from Sunday (Nov 13) night across the world and more than 2 lakh Bangaloreans' Facebook accounts were hacked. The cybercrime department too is reported to have received calls and complaints regarding the mass hacking and have started initial investigations in few cases.
Facebook said that it has "drastically limited the damage caused" by a spam attack that took advantage of a browser's vulnerability. "Protecting the people who use Facebook from spam and malicious content is a top priority for us," Palo Alto, California-based Facebook said in a statement.
Reacting to the issue, Facebook Inc said that they are investigating and addressing the issue. The content includes hardcore porn images and morphed images. In recent days, countless Facebook Users have reported similar problems.