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Friday, May 15, 2009

Twitter Porn-star Game Could Be Attempt At Identity Theft

According to Canada's privacy commissioner, a game being plaid by Twitter users that asks them to combine their first pet's name with the name of the first street they lived on, in order to come up with a "personalized adult-film star pseudonym" for them, could actually be an attempt by hackers to obtain information that password protected websites often use to identity people. Agreed, this does sound phishy...

Source: Globe and Mail

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