MySpace Login Security Flaw: Network Fixes Vulnerability That Let Anyone Hijack Account With A Birthday

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MySpace, the long-forgotten social network, just got around to closing a massive security loophole that allowed anyone to hijack an account with a simple piece of often-publicly available information.
According to security researcher Leigh-Anne Galloway, the MySpace account recovery page included an apparent flaw that would allow any person to gain access to an account if they knew the account holder’s birthday.