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In its efforts to prevent the spread of malware, Facebook’s security team has begun working with the Microsoft Malware Protection Center (MMPC) to combat the Koobface virus, which first surfaced on Facebook in the summer of 2008 and has frequently installed malicious code on users’ machines.
Koobface is a worm that crawls the social network by sending Facebook messages to people from the accounts of infected users. The messages contain common subject lines, such as “check out this video.”