Security Flaw In Facebook Surfaces

May 5th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work  

Facebook Hacked May 5, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Consumers of the well-liked networking site, Facebook, have a raison d’être to lose sleep. In keeping with techcrunch.com, a significant safety defect has been exposed in the website of Facebook. The defect can facilitate the consumers to inspect the live chats of the people in their friends’ catalog.

According to techcrunch.com, with just a few clicks of the mouse, consumers can even achieve access to their friends’ most up-to-date ‘pending friend requests’. Techcrunch.com reports that the consumers can even witness the friends they share in common.

According to techcrunch.com, this possibly sensitive information can be exploited to preview your own privacy settings. Techcrunch.com reports that the privacy feature consists of a flaw that permits the others to view confidential information if they are aware of the manner in which they can be exploited.

Facebook has been ranked as the most utilized social networking website with more than 400 million energetic consumers worldwide currently. It has encountered privacy-related doubts earlier and had to resolve a lawsuit concerning assertions over source code and intellectual property. The website has also been caught up in a hullabaloo over the sale of fans and friends.

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