Huge new Facebook data leak exposed intimate details of 3m users

Data from millions of Facebook users who used a popular personality app, including their answers to intimate questionnaires, was left exposed online for anyone to access, a New Scientist investigation has found.

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SunnyZ244d ago

Idiots who do these online tests, especially on facebook of all places, deserve to have their info stolen.
You can't fix stupid, but you can teach them a lesson in personal responsibility.

Speed-Racer244d ago

I started using FBPurity a while back and it's made my browsing experience so much better. Blocking ads was one thing but filtering out those quizzes and events was a huge saviour.

Eonjay244d ago

Stop blaming people for not realizing the scam. I see people use them all the time. It is arrogant to assume that because people are unaware of their malicious nature means that those people somehow deserve to be exploited. Absolutely insane.

Nodoze244d ago (Edited 244d ago )

Correction, you see SHEEPLE use them all the time. I watch as any prompt by a computer and the SHEEPLE just start filling in data. Name, birth date, mothers maiden name, whatever the machine asks for I fill in.


Lord_Sloth244d ago

Joke's on you, I don't have any important information on my facebook account!

SunnyZ243d ago

I have all my important 100% factual info on Facebook.
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