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Facebook's Android app leaks your mobile number, Symantec discovers

Facebook's Android app leaks your mobile number, Symantec discovers | Sizzlin' News | Scoop.it
A discovery about Facebook's official Android app once again puts into question if the social network's developers truly *get* security and privacy.

 

As Symantec describe on its blog, when its developers tested its new Norton Mobile Security product against some of the world’s most popular Android apps, they were disturbed to see a warning message claiming that the Facebook Android app leaks personal information without the device owner’s knowledge:

 


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Sharla Shults's insight:

The good news is that Facebook confirmed Symantec’s findings, and has said it will fix the problem in the next version of its Android app. Furthermore, the social network says that it does not use or process the phone numbers it has been receiving, and has deleted them from its servers. [We hope!]

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Gust MEES's curator insight, June 29, 2013 7:42 AM

 

As Symantec describe on its blog, when its developers tested its new Norton Mobile Security product against some of the world’s most popular Android apps, they were disturbed to see a warning message claiming that the Facebook Android app leaks personal information without the device owner’s knowledge...


Gust MEES's curator insight, June 29, 2013 7:45 AM

 

As Symantec describe on its blog, when its developers tested its new Norton Mobile Security product against some of the world’s most popular Android apps, they were disturbed to see a warning message claiming that the Facebook Android app leaks personal information without the device owner’s knowledge...


AnnC's curator insight, June 30, 2013 9:35 PM

Beware Andriod users!  Will a vpn protect your info?

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Infographic: The Truth About Mobile, Online Cyberbullying

Infographic: The Truth About Mobile, Online Cyberbullying | Sizzlin' News | Scoop.it
From harassing text messages to demeaning social network comments, teens face a barrage of all-too-common digital bullying tactics in today's world. But is

Via Gust MEES
Sharla Shults's insight:

Bullying can affect everyone—those who are bullied, those who bully, and those who witness bullying and is linked to many negative outcomes. Take children's complaints of bullying seriously, whether at school, on the playground, in the park, on the Internet. Probing a seemingly minor complaint may uncover more severe grievances. Children are often afraid or ashamed to tell anyone that they have been bullied, so listen to their complaints!

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Gust MEES's curator insight, April 18, 2013 12:01 PM

 

Check also:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/cyberbullying-it-s-not-a-game-it-s-your-life

 

Sophie's curator insight, October 7, 2013 9:51 PM

These are some interesting facts about cyberbullying in America that instead of being hurt by being bullied most of those surveyed felt angry.