According to cybersecurity company Upguard, a now-dissolved Facebook app uploaded sensitive user data, including app users’ passwords and Facebook user information, to a public online storage website.
While the alleged mishandling of data may seem minuscule compared to Facebook’s other data privacy concerns, which may led to a potential $5 billion fine from the Federal Trade Commission, the April report highlights a concern any data seller can have: How will third parties handle such data, and am I to be held responsible if it’s breached?
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