Comments on: Facebook Under Fire: From academic botnets to actual data police http://www.welivesecurity.com/2011/11/02/facebook-under-fire-from-academic-botnets-to-actual-data-police/ News, Views, and Insight from the ESET Security Community Mon, 03 Feb 2014 08:49:00 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.7 By: David Harley http://www.welivesecurity.com/2011/11/02/facebook-under-fire-from-academic-botnets-to-actual-data-police/#comment-3682 Mon, 07 Nov 2011 16:20:09 +0000 http://blog.eset.com/?p=10140#comment-3682 Katherine, how you feel about your data is, of course, entirely up to you. Hopefully, when you’re in the server room, you’ll bear in mind that you can’t only take your own opinions into account when you’re looking after data that belongs to other people. ;-)

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By: Katherine Moss http://www.welivesecurity.com/2011/11/02/facebook-under-fire-from-academic-botnets-to-actual-data-police/#comment-3681 Fri, 04 Nov 2011 19:48:52 +0000 http://blog.eset.com/?p=10140#comment-3681 I agree with what those researchers did.  If I knew how, I'd be doing the same thing.  These people need to know where their flaws lie.  Not to mention, I also believe that people are too leary and too concerned.  And you're probably going to throw up since you belong to a security firm after reading my next statement, but I really don't care who gets my info as long as they are not going to distribute it to scammers (which I don't think facebook does intentionally anyway).  I'm on maybe 15 or so message boards and I enjoy contact with people who have things in common with me.  and I don't consider my name and email address personal information, but rather personal information to me are things like my address, SSN, and the like.  I might be a little too lenient since I'm trying to train for life in the server room, but whatever. 

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