Maker of popular quiz apps on Facebook exposed personal data of 120 million users

A developer of Facebook quizzes under the brand NameTests has been found to have exposed the personal information of as many as 120 million Facebook users, according to a report from TechCrunch. The company behind NameTests, German app maker Social Sweethearts, created popular social quizzes like "Which Disney Princess Are You?" and distributed them on Facebook, and it has around 120 million monthly users on the platform. Self-described hacker Inti De Ceukelaire wrote a Medium post yesterday, outlining how the quizzes were collecting Facebook information like names, birthdays, photos, and friend lists and displaying them in a JavaScript file, one that could be obtained easily by malicious third parties.

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