Facebook and Google, victims of phishing attacks



United States - Facebook confirmed to have been the victim of phishing attacks (theft of personal information online, ie). The social networking site was closed for part of the weekend.

Investigations are underway to determine the origin of these attacks.

As for Google, it acknowledges having been the victim of serious incidents last Thursday. The failure of the giant Internet search would officially lasted one hour. In addition to research information, this failure has blocked or slowed access to many services. According to the first explanation, it is confirmed that these incidents were due to equipment of the Google's network routers.

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