Spam Attack Fills Facebook Newsfeeds with Porn, Gore

November 15, 2011 Updated Nov 15, 2011 at 7:33 PM EDT

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Spam Attack Fills Facebook Newsfeeds with Porn, Gore

November 15, 2011 Updated Nov 15, 2011 at 7:33 PM EDT

According to a USA Today story, many Facebook users this week have been the victims of a spam attack that resulted in pornography and violent images being posted to their newsfeeds on the social networking website.

According to the USA Today story, a Facebook spokesman says the company has "drastically limited the damage caused by the attack" and that the company was attempting to identify those responsible.

Read the USA Today story HERE.