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Facebook bug cracked many accounts


New bug was found in Facebook software. It helps cheats to enter some accounts without password.

“Hacker News” reports, that it is possible to crack some accounts with the help of specially generated search requests. As experts say, it brought harm for 1,3 million users.

Creators of this attack say, that it is not possible to crack all facebook accounts using this method.

This attack is advertised by special hyperlinks, which are published on users’ pages. This links often get into search results. Search engines follow these links and also index closed information of some users.

Facebook representatives informed, that they do their best to solve this problem.

It is also important to say, that Facebook also changed matters of user privacy. They changed settings of outbound access to users’ information.

January 12, 2013