Nude and racy images uploaded to Photobucket have showed up in public forums online. Story highlights Some private photos on Photobucket were improperly accessed and shared Hackers using a practice known as "fusking" to gain access to images Photobucket to start using scrambled URLs to combat fusking "Social media sites just can't keep up" with hackers, social media attorney says. What happens on social media doesn't always stay on social media. That may be the unfortunate lesson for those who've recently had private photos accessed and shared due to a privacy gap on the photo-sharing website Photobucket. Nude, explicit, and R-rated images uploaded on the social media site were in some cases made available to view on public Web forums dedicated to exploiting Photobucket's privacy settings.
Moreover, the name and graphics used for your subreddit infringe PBI's registered trademarks. Due to a legal request from photobucket, we have gone dark. It was a good run. Even with a new name, it's business as usual. The community already has 1, subscribers and a full page of links.
This page reads like was written by someone at photobucket. It is more like an advert than an article. Does anyone else agree? How is it even close to being encyclopedic? I concur with the idea that it's an advertisement, even now as we approach Has anyone noticed the "History" section isn't its history, but rather a summary of its media accolades "Fortune Magazine rating it, etc. There's more history in the header than anywhere else I'm afraid.
New York, August 11 ANI : An alarming number of women have no idea that their private, nude photos posted on Photobucket, have been made public and are being passed around on Internet message boards. An entire thread on Reddit is devoted to posting X-rated pictures stolen from the photo-sharing site. Nude, explicit, and R-rated images uploaded on the online photo-hosting platform were in some cases made available to view on public Web forums dedicated to exploiting Photobucket's privacy settings. Unbelievably, another thread takes requests. Reddit users post names of girls whose private photos they want to see. Skilled hackers are bypassing Photobucket's security settings and scouring for naked photos users wanted to keep private. They use software to retrieve the hidden snaps, a disturbing trend known as "fusking. Photobucket users have the choice of making their albums or individual photos private, but every single photo still has its own URL.