I do not work for MySpace. But my Facebook profile now says I do, thanks to what appears to be a sneaky little flaw in MySpace's recently launched e-mail client.
Professional networks on Facebook are intended to be limited to employees, and require a corporate e-mail address to which Facebook sends a confirmation e-mail to verify accuracy. But when MySpace launched MySpace Mail this summer, it made e-mail addresses with the myspace.com domain--which is also used internally for corporate e-mail--available to any members of the News Corp.-owned social network.
A reader tipped off CNET News to the hack, which requires a little bit of HTML know-how. We're not going to give detailed instructions out of the interest of MySpace employees' own security.
Read more of "Oops! Hack lets anybody join the MySpace network on Facebook" on CNET News.