Facebook Apps’ Leak

May 11, 2011 by USA Post 

Facebook Apps' LeakFacebook Apps’ Leak, It is more or less a fact that Facebook continues to share more information than you like it despite its greater emphasis on privacy and security. However, according to Symantec could not be a lot of unwanted third party access to the data due to accidentally access tokens filtered.

From April 2011, Symantec estimates that up to 100,000 applications for Facebook can be allowed access to the flight – and with 20 million applications installed each day, equivalent to a large number of chips floating around. Symantec reported the problem on Facebook, and corrective action was taken.

However, the review only prevented new tokens to be filtered. Existing records are still usable, and could allow others to access the profile data, chat history, and images. Some may even be able to post messages. It is a worrying prospect, but fortunately the solution is quite simple, according to Symantec: change your Facebook password.

Equivalent company message blog to change your password to change a door lock. Yes, copies of the original key may be injured in the hands of some people who prefer not to have access, but the keys do not fit into your new lock. If you have installed a Facebook application in the last year and have not changed your password since who knows when, there is no time like the present. Profile information may be at risk.

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