Jul 022013
 
 July 2, 2013  Breaches

Violet Blue reported:

Yesterday Norton updated its post about its findings in Facebook’s official Android app, wherein Facebook confirmed that its app has sent millions of Android users’ phone numbers to be stored on Facebook’s servers when the app is launched.

The app’s action of launch/send does not require users to log in, so user consent is impossible, and the app’s phone number-to-Facebook-server mechanism occurs whether or not the person launching the app has a Facebook account.

Read more on ZDNet.

Thanks to Joe Cadillic for this link. 

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