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Very creepy – Click Tracking includes userid and much more

See this link that was embedded in a tweet stream. Its been expanded to show the actual URL by my twitter client

service.meltwaternews.com → online.wsj.com →oneline.wsj.com

Screenshot of YoruFukurou

In particular, note the USERID field in the URL.

“Meltwater News monitors and analyzes online news in more than 110 countries, delivering business intelligence and insight to corporations and organizations worldwide so clients can make informed decisions.”

People, please think about what you are giving away. That’s a potential security breach there.

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