Facebook Data for Half Billion Users Emerge on Dark Web

Phone numbers and other account details for some 533 million Facebook  (FB) – Get Report users has been posted on the dark web recently, reported a cyber-threat intelligence firm and several news outlets.

The information that was exposed includes profile information, Facebook identification numbers, emails, location data and more, according to a report in The Record, which is published by cyber-threat intelligence firm Recorded FutureThe Record said it had made a “cursory” review of the stolen data, showing a screen grab of a forum user with an anime-style user icon announcing the data was available. 

Facebook did not immediately respond to a request for comment, but told The Record that the data was old and that it “was previously reported on in 2019 … We found and fixed this issue in August 2019.” Read more…..


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