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Hacker was able to e-mail addresses, Facebook users will see by lek

Hacker was able to e-mail addresses, Facebook users will see by lek

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A flaw in Facebook suggested the attackers are able to e-mail address of any Facebook user to view.

That writes beveiligingsonderzoeker Tommy) breaks up with him on his blog. Both the primary and hidden e-mail addresses to an account associated with it, were through the leak. Thus, hackers would, for example, phishing attacks can be run.

Facebook users can create groups and other users in that group, a role as, for example, a moderator to assign. If the group administrator is someone who is not on his friends list prevents a role want to assign that user an invitation via e-mail.

The group administrator can make such a request, however, also withdraw. If using the mobile version of Facebook was made, contained the button to request to withdraw a reference to a url that contains the e-mail address of the user.

Facebook closed the leak on 14 december. Researcher) breaks up with him received a reward of 5,000 euro for his tip. It is not clear whether the leak actually by attackers abused.

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