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Users of Blippy.com See Names, Credit-Card Numbers Show Up in Google Search

Talk about oversharing.

The names, credit card numbers and purchases of users of Blippy.com, a site that allows people to share information about their purchases, are appearing in a Google search, VentureBeat reported Friday. On Blippy itself, transactions are reported by user and location only, but a specific type of search on Google reveals actual numbers within the text that appears below the search-result link. The news was spreading quickly on Twitter, with the tag #epicfail being attached to some related posts.

Full story: Users of Blippy.com See Names, Credit-Card Numbers Show Up in Google Search – Digits – WSJ