Sep 242012
 
 September 24, 2012  Breaches, Online

Catharine Smith reports:

Have Facebook users discovered a bug that exposes private correspondences between friends on the social networking site?

According to Metro France, non-public messages sent between 2007 and 2009 may be appearing publicly on some users Timelines.

France’s Le Nouvel Observateur is also reporting that private correspondences from 2010, 2011 and 2012 are being affected, as well.

Read more on Huffington Post.

Thanks to Joe Cadillic who sent in this item.

Update: see this TechCrunch post for an instructive example of how early reports can spread like wildfire and cause panic while being wrong.

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