100 Million Facebook Profile Pages Leaked to Torrent Site

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  1. nixnash

    nixnash Power Member

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    Not sure if this has been Published here...

    A 2.8GB torrent is floating around out there containing data from 100 million Facebook profiles. But don't freak out: all the data was already available publicly.

    Facebook wizard+ 2.8 Gb profiles = $$$$$


    Torrent could be Downloaded from Here
    XPLICIT EDIT: IF YOU WANT IT, FIND IT. IT WILL NOT BE ON BHW
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  2. Alexfrance

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    HOLY S***! I'm gonna DL it and see if I can find myself in one of those profiles :p
     
  3. Maxell

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    but this was all PUBLIC data which can be accessed on facebook, the only problem was the LAZY people didn't change their privacy settings.. anyone could write a bot to get that data and infact its being used even before it as out by many secret marketers :)
     
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    so, how can we use it profitably.

    i hear ******************** was killed... what is the best alternative?

    and how many ID's can we upload per day? i'm guessing it will take a while to get through 100,000,000!!!
     
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    Anyone want to share how this can be used to make quick profit or long term profit?
    any one out there? :)
     
  6. Alexfrance

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    I DL it and extracted it, but WTF??? .txt-files that are a few gigabytes? the lagest .txt-file is > 5 GB which is just enormous. So everytime I wanna open such a file notepad or any other text/word program crashes. Btw, I have a 3.06Ghz Core 2 Duo processor, but is somebody else able to open the .txt-files?
     
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    I suppose this archive does not contain email addresses, does it?
     
  8. nixnash

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    Looks okay on my end...extracted the txt files...has profiles... ,
    Try downlaoding a file with 20mb..and go for the entire file.
    Nix
     
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    I tried it on my 2.8 Intel Quad with 8 gigs of ram and got tired of waiting so i CtrlAltDeleted it. I dont do anything on facebook so it wasnt really worth wasting my time. If i knew what to do with it I may be inclined to chop it up into smaller pieces. Have you tried importing it into sql? It would probably be much faster.
     
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    too bad facebook will ban you long b4 you get to the end of that list. I remember having a vision of spamming every yahoo finance message board for each stock with my link..a pipe dream that was.
     
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    xplicit edit: If you want it, find it. It will not be on bhw ??


     
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    Downloading it now! :D
     
  13. μελαγχολία

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    Nobody knows if emails are contained? I think they're not, but just to be sure.
     
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    Use Notepad++ for opening large files like these. It's alot faster and more stable. Works great.