Report: Yet another personality quiz exposed Facebook data from millions of users


Facebook may have another major data leak on its hands.
Facebook may have another major data leak on its hands.

Welp, it looks like another quiz app may have exposed millions of Facebook users’ personal data.

A personality quiz app created by researchers exposed personal data on more than 3 million Facebook users, according to a report published in New Scientist.

The app in question is a quiz app called “myPersonality,” which was created by researchers at the University of Cambridge. The quiz was completed by more than 6 million people, some of whom also opted to share Facebook profile data with the researchers.

This profile data, along with the quiz results, was made available to a select group of researchers both in and outside of Cambridge.

But while this data was supposed to be restricted to approved groups, lax security measures reportedly left the data vulnerable to anyone…

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