Thursday, June 28, 2007

Your Private Facebook Pages May Not Be Private

Security researchers gained access into Private Facebook Pages with unusual search strings to get around search restrictions where "search preferences, or "search settings" were not changed.

Even if the page was marked private, by not changing the "search settings," spiders were able to index and catalog the pages.

One of the search strings reported in Wired include "Women interested in Women." Facebook claims that a change has been made, but this breach has been known since September 2006.

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