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FTC Fines RockYou $250,000 For Storing User Data In Plain Text 127

An anonymous reader writes "You probably don't remember the RockYou fiasco as it happened in late 2009. In case you don't, social game developer RockYou suffered a serious SQL injection flaw on its flagship website. Worse, the company was storing user details in plain text. As a result, tens of millions of login details, including those belonging to minors, were stolen and published online. Now, RockYou has finally settled with the Federal Trade Commission."
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FTC Fines RockYou $250,000 For Storing User Data In Plain Text

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