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FeedBurner Security Issue

I’m a very big fan of FeedBurner (I’m using a variety of their services on multiple blogs) but fivecentnickel has shared a story today that it’s probably worth sharing as a precaution in a post titled FeedBurner Leaked my Sensitive Personal Information.

Knowing some of the FB team I know that this will be a massive issue to them and that they’ll be working frantically behind the scenes to make sure it doesn’t happen again (they have one of the most responsive customer service systems I’ve seen in a company) – but if you’re signing up for their ad network you might want to check to see if they’ve fixed this issue first.

Hopefully it was just an isolated instance – I’m yet to have anyone’s details sent to me!

Thanks to Blaine for the email tip

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  • Hi Darren – We have a thorough investigation underway to ensure there is no issue in the system. Thanks for posting.

  • jim

    I should get brownie points for not selling his personal info. :)

  • Jim, it’s not actually worth that much…

  • I agree with your service comment… it’s remarkable… especially given the fact I’m not paying them anything!

  • Yep, this important glitch aside, Feedburner’s tech support is second to none :)