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Facebook vulnerability allowed access to personal and payment information

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Apr 26, 2016.

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    Bitdefender has discovered a significant vulnerability within Facebook which allowed access to any user account through simple social login manipulation. The attacker was able to gain access to personal user information, a contacts list for potential malware distribution and payment information – allowing purchases to be made in the user’s name. Attack vector The attack vector in this case – social logins – are an alternative to traditional authentication. This form of access offers users … More →

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