Your Birth Date On Facebook Could Make You Vunerable to Cyber Theft

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(KTVI) – How much is too much when it comes to sharing on Facebook? Something as simple as your birth date could leave you at risk for cyber theft.

According to Consumer Reports, revealing the month, day and year you were born give ammunition to identity thieves.  Hackers can use the date to get more personal information and access to your bank and credit car accounts.

Experts say, it you really want to share your birthday, just reveal the day and month.