Facebook and the Never-Ending Privacy Discussion

By Stefan TanaseAs each day goes by, I see more and more people complaining
when it comes to Facebook and privacy: I’d like to make my friend list private. Cannot. I’d like to have my profile visible only to my friends, not my boss.
Cannot. I’d like to support an anti-abortion group without my mother or the
world knowing. Cannot.

As each day goes by, I see more and more people complaining
when it comes to Facebook and privacy: I’d like to make my friend list private. Cannot. I’d like to have my profile visible only to my friends, not my boss.
Cannot. I’d like to support an anti-abortion group without my mother or the
world knowing. Cannot.
And these are things that get shared while Facebook is being conscious
and while their users have previously agreed to this.

It gets even worse. Let’s think of all the information
that can get leaked without anybody wanting it, neither Facebook,
neither the users. Let’s take a look at the latest publicly disclosed Facebook
vulnerability
. Yes, livechat sessions potentially exposed to
attackers. Friend lists and other personal data that could get
compromised. Pretty bad.

Read the full article at Securelist.

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