IPs Linked To Major Corporations Downloaded Leaked Facebook Profile Pages Torrent


There is a 2.8GB torrent file floating around on several torrent websites that contains public profile information from Facebook. Ron Bowes of Skull Security created a Facebook crawler that pulled everything from Facebook’s open access directory.

Even more interesting is that the IP addresses of major corporations were spotted downloading the file. Using the Peer Block software, a Gizmodo reader checked the IP addresses of companies and organizations that were downloading the file. Before you read the list of companies that downloaded the file, keep in mind that the download might not have been authorized by executives at these companies. Below is a list of the companies:

A.C. Nielsen
Agilent Technologies
Apple
AT&T – Possible Macrovision
Baker & McKenzie
BBC
Bertelsmann Media
Boeing
Church of Scientology
Cisco Systems
Cox Enterprises
Davis Polk & Wardwell
Deutsche Telekom
Disney
Duracell
Ernst & Young
Fujitsu
Goldman Sachs
Halliburton
HBO & Company
Hilton Hospitality
Hitachi
HP
IBM
Intel
Intuit
Levi Strauss & Co.
Lockheed-Martin Corp
Lucasfilm
Lucent
Lucent Technologies
Matsushita Electric Industrial Co
Mcafee
MetLife
Mitsubishi
Motorola
Northrop Grumman
Novell
Nvidia
O’Melveny & Myers
Oracle Corp
Pepsi Cola
Procter and Gamble
Random House
Raytheon
Road Runner RRWE
Seagate
Sega
Siemens AG
SONY CORPORATION
Sprint
Sun Microsystems
Symantec
The Hague
Time Warner Telecom
Turner Broadcasting system
Ubisoft Entertainment
Unisys
United Nations
Univision
USPS
Viacom
Vodafone
Wells Fargo
Xerox PARC

[Gizmodo]

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