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Facebook Accused Of Drawing Its Members, Even Disconnected 27 September 2011

Posted by computeraholic in Uncategorized.
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The social network says that the recovered data is “benign” and promises that there is no advertising use.

Imagine that Facebook can track you. Know what articles you read, what forums you go, what movies you download, and with what friends you discuss on the internet, even when you are logged out!

Doomsday scenario? Not really, according to the blog of a self-proclaimed “hacker”, that creates turmoil since Sunday.

According to Nik Cubrilovic, the cookies implanted by Facebook in internet browsers retain personal data even after disconnecting from the Internet, including a number of identifying. “Facebook simply changes the state of cookies instead of remove them,” he charged. Result, the Facebook could retrieve navigation information on the sites that integrated with social modules, such as the “like” button or blocks of the most shared articles in his circle of friends.

In Facebook, it is recognized that some cookies retain individual data. But it minimizes their

[Source: PCSMAX]

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