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 March 21, 2013  Breaches

Lisa Vaas writes:

Europe v. Facebook, an Austrian student organization that keeps tabs on Facebook’s privacy transgressions, recently discovered that Facebook’s latest timeline redesign allowed friends of friends to see the total number of Events a user has attended, even if that person’s privacy settings were set to only allow friends to see such events.

This screw-up allowed for unintended sharing of sensitive information, such as political beliefs and sexual orientation, the group said in a release.

Read more on Naked Security.

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