Facebook Bug Leaks Members' Birthday Data on 80 Million Members

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A glitch in a test version of Facebook's Web site inadvertently exposed the birthdays of Facebook's 80 million members this week. The bug was discovered over the weekend by Sophos Senior Technology Consultant Graham Cluley. While checking out Facebook's new design, Cluley noticed that the birth dates of some of his privacy-obsessed acquaintances were popping up when they should have been hidden. MORE


If by any chance you use your birth date as a part of your password -change it!

Note: You should never use birthdays, pets, kids or spouses names, your address, favorite sport teams, etc., as thieves are trained to take bits of your public profile, string together, and then they easily crack your password.

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