Some #Facebook Quizzes Were Designed To #Steal Your Data, Lawsuit Says

Washington, DC (Lindsey Mastis) — “Some Facebook quizzes were designed to steal your data, lawsuit says” bit.ly/2XRM9ii.

If you’ve taken a Facebook quiz, you should be aware that some of them were designed to steal your personal data, a lawsuit from Facebook states. Quizzes with titles such as “Do you have royal blood? “, “What does your eye color say about you? “, and”What kind of dog are you according to your zodiac sign? ” are just some of the quizzes hackers used to steal user data.

If you’ve taken a Facebook quiz, you should be aware that some of them were designed to steal your personal data, a lawsuit from Facebook states.

Quizzes with titles such as “Do you have royal blood?”, “What does your eye color say about you?”, and “What kind of dog are you according to your zodiac sign?” are just some of the quizzes hackers used to steal user data.

Facebook is suing two Ukrainian quiz makers, saying the men lured 60,000 users to install malicious web browser extensions which stole profile data and friends lists before uploading them to offshore servers, The Daily Beast first reported. Adam Forgie/@LindseyMastis

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