Facebook, MySpace Fix Subdomain Errors

2009-11-05T21:08:52
ID THREATPOST:137B7215D6B7FB00B832763082945599
Type threatpost
Reporter Donald Sears
Modified 2018-08-15T14:15:52

Description

Facebook and MySpace have fixed errors that could have allowed data to be given out from its subdomains. A Dutch developer, Yvo Schaap, discovered the flaw and wrote on his blog: “A “more invasive and hidden exploit could harvest all the user’s
personal photos, data and messages to a central server without any
trace, and there is no reason why this wouldn’t be happening already
with both Facebook and MySpace data.” Read the full article. [Computerworld]