Facebook data theft risk

"Personal details of Facebook users could potentially be stolen, the BBC technology programme Click has found.

The popular social networking site allows users to add a variety of applications to their profile.

But a malicious program, masquerading as a harmless application, could potentially harvest personal data.

Facebook says users should exercise caution when adding applications. Any programs which violate their terms will be removed, the network said"


Did you know that FB DO NOT check data code for applications - thus putting your personal details/data at risk!!

shocked 8O :? 8O
There's a saying, 'If you can't shout it out in church, don't say it on the telephone.'

You should apply this rule equally to any internet site containing your personal data.

I have worked with people who could find out everything about you from just an e-mail.
Facebook users warned about ads

Credit companies are using the Facebook social networking site to target young people, a debt charity has warned.

Credit Action says adverts promising cheap loans for people with poor credit ratings are appearing on the site and many break advertising regulations.
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