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Facebook Info Leaked By Hacker Came From Public Data

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There's a story going around today that a "white hat" (the good kind, sort of) hacker pulled data from 100 million Facebook profiles and posted them online. The hacker, a "security consultant" by the name of Ron Bowles, collected user IDs, names, URLs, and all kinds of other data from those profiles, and made it all available as one massive torrent file. Sounds bad, right? It isn't.

Read the whole story at Fast Company

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