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Facebook on Thursday said it had disabled six rogue apps that were stealing Facebook users' log-in credentials and spamming people, and within hours more appeared.
Five more of the apps appeared on Thursday, called "Friends," "Friends Gifts," "Matching," "Pok," and "Your Photos," according to an updated blog post by Trend Micro researcher Rik Ferguson.
Perhaps some algorithmic monitoring of account activity might let the services detect hacked accounts more quickly and suspend them while they are investigated. Presumably, hacked accounts are used to start spamming or distributing malware links, a behavioral shift that might be detectable.