Half Million Private MySpace Photos Show Up in Massive BitTorrent Download

Kevin Poulsen at Wired News:

The creator of the file says he compiled the photos earlier this month using the MySpace security hole that Wired News reported on last week. That hole, still unacknowledged by the News Corporation-owned site, allowed voyeurs to peek inside the photo galleries of some MySpace users who had set their profiles to “private,” despite MySpace’s assurances that such images could only be seen by people on a user’s friends’ list.

β˜… Thursday, 24 January 2008

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