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Facebook security bug exposed 6 million users' personal information

By Sarah Silbert posted Jun 21st, 2013 at 5:13 PM

Today, Facebook announced a security bug that compromised the personal account information of six million users. In a post on the Facebook Security page, the site's White Hat team explained that some of the information the site uses to deliver friend recommendations was "inadvertently stored with people's contact information as part of their account on Facebook." When users downloaded an archive of their account via the DYI (download your information) tool, some were apparently given access to additional contact info for friends and even friends of friends.

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TwelveOhOne's picture

Bump. And in other news,

Facebook/NSA security bug exposes all users' information. :)

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