The Automation Labs Facebook Security Scare

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The Automation Labs Facebook Security Scare
« on: February 03, 2010, 04:15:49 PM »
A warning being sent between Facebook users is causing an almighty scare, as it raises alarm that strangers might be able to access your profile.

The warning claims that entering your Privacy Settings on Facebook, and hunting for "Automation Labs" under Block Users, will display approximately 20 people you don't know....

...this is a scare and the people distributing the warning are actually forwarding a chain letter without checking their facts. *Whatever* name you search for Facebook will make suggestions for you as to who you might want to block, it *doesn't* mean that those people currently have access to your Facebook profile.

Complete Article:
http://www.sophos.com/blogs/gc/g/2010/02/03/automation-labs-facebook-security-scare/

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