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Mark Zuckerberg's Details Leaked in Facebook Data Breach

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's own personal information was among the details of 533 million Facebook users that leaked in a data breach, it has emerged. Facebook has now confirmed that the leaked data was obtained not by a hack, but by scraping the platform prior to September 2019. The company now says that an exploit was found in its contact importer, but the "specific issue that allowed them to scrape this data in 2019 no longer exists." Facebook has not clarified exactly what personal in...
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What You Can Do About That Messy Facebook Data Breach

An old data breach is still a data breach, and you’re probably still going to need to pay attention to it when it has to do with Facebook, a site most people have used at some point. As you’ve probably already heard, a past data breach affecting half a billion Facebook users is making the rounds yet again after a…Read more...
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Facebook Reveals New Data Leak Incident Affecting Groups' Members

Facebook today revealed yet another security incident admitting that roughly 100 app developers may have improperly accessed its users' data in certain Facebook groups, including their names and profile pictures. In a blog post published Tuesday, Facebook said the app developers that unauthorizedly access this information were primarily social media management and video streaming apps that let [Author: [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal)]
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Facebook Collected Contacts from 1.5 Million Email Accounts Without Users' Permission

Not a week goes without a new Facebook blunder. Remember the most recent revelation of Facebook being caught asking users new to the social network platform for their email account passwords to verify their identity? At the time, it was suspected that Facebook might be using access to users' email accounts to unauthorizedly and secretly gather a copy of their saved contacts. Now it turns [Author: [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal)]
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Facebook Fined £500,000 for Cambridge Analytica Data Scandal

Facebook has finally been slapped with its first fine of £500,000 for allowing political consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica to improperly gather and misuse data of 87 million users. The fine has been imposed by the UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) and was calculated using the UK's old Data Protection Act 1998 which can levy a maximum penalty of £500,000 — ironically that’s [Author: [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal)]
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