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Identity 'at risk' on Facebook

Discussion in 'Social Media' started by gkd_uk, May 1, 2008.

  1. gkd_uk

    gkd_uk Moderator Moderator Webmaster

    Personal details of Facebook users could potentially be stolen, the BBC technology programme Click has found.

    The popular social networking site allows users to add a variety of applications to their profile.

    But a malicious program, masquerading as a harmless application, could potentially harvest personal data.

    Facebook says users should exercise caution when adding applications. Any programs which violate their terms will be removed, the network said.

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  2. inertia

    inertia New Member Webmaster

    Theres not a lot of interesting stuff for them to harvest from my facebook! I hate for someone to find out what music i like listening to or where i went for my holidays!
  3. Cryxellis

    Cryxellis New Member Webmaster

    Well that was really a not so good news for those who use face book. I have an account on that social networking site but I'm not using it.. I guess I'd better check my account now.

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