One day we're doing the countdown for the ball to drop on New Year's Eve, next thing we find out our favorite app with a countdown has dropped the ball!
The hacker group Gibson Security discovered a security problem with Snapchat where user names and phone numbers could be matched together.
On Christmas Eve, they told Snapchat about the issue, and let all the internet know how to do the matching!
Now, a website by the name of SnapChatDB.info (unaffiliated with Gibson Security) has allowed to you download a whole spreadsheet filled with millions of user names and their corresponding phone numbers!
But before you think your selfies might not be safesies, or that you're personal info was in jeopardy, apparently the site
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Worst. Christmas. Present. EVER.
All that most Snapchat users wanted under their Christmas tree this year were unsolicited and untraceable pics of some random dude's junk, but they might getting something much, much worse!
Earlier this week, a security company called GibSec published documentation which could potentially cripple Snapchat. They concluded the popular smartphone app could be easily manipulated to benefit would be spammers and stalkers!
Snapchat prides itself on anonymity, but apparently this huge hole in the program's security allows
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