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Facebook bug exposed contact info of 6M users

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    Facebook bug exposed contact info of 6M users


    Facebook is alerting 6 million of its users that their e-mails or phone numbers were inadvertently shared with other members.

    The social network said Friday that it has discovered and patched a bug in its "Download Your Information" tool that unintentionally exposed some members' contact details. The bug was reported earlier this month through the company's White Hat program, which rewards security researchers for reporting vulnerabilities. The bug was fixed within 24 hours, a company spokesperson told CNET.
    Read more at: Facebook bug exposed contact info of 6M users | Internet & Media - CNET News

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    Seriously bad
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    That explains why I've been getting all kinds of really bizarre "fiend" requests lately.
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Facebook bug exposed contact info of 6M users
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