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Facebook reports another data leak

Another data leak on Facebook

Facebook developers have discovered a software bug related to access rights to information of group members. Perhaps there was another data leak. Due to an API error, some application administrators may have bypassed previously imposed restrictions and received sensitive information from users. The social network limited access to this data …

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Phone numbers of 419 million Facebook users leaked to the Network

Facebook phone numbers leaked

Attackers posted on the Internet a leaked database with information about the phone numbers of millions Facebook users. The discovered server contained databases with data from more than 419 million users from different countries, including from the USA (133 million), Vietnam (50 million), and Great Britain (18 million). Since the …

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Facebook was fined $ 5 billion for violation of confidentiality laws

Facebook is fined

The Federal Trade Commission has fined Facebook $ 5 billion. This decision was made by the regulator based on the results of a long-standing investigation regarding the practices of the Internet giant, which provided insufficient user privacy. “It would also represent one of the most aggressive regulatory actions by the …

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