• Facebook reveals data breach affecting nearly 50 million accounts

    2 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    Facebook said on Friday that hackers had discovered a security flaw that allowed them to take over up to 50 million user accounts, a major breach that adds to a bruising year for the company's reputation. Facebook, which has more than 2 billion monthly active users, said it has been unable to determine yet whether the attack...
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  • Facebook says 50 million accounts affected by 'security issue'

    Facebook says 50 million accounts affected by 'security issue'

    2 monthes ago - By Philly

    The incident is prompting the company to force the owners of 90 million accounts to log back in.
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  • Facebook discloses security breach affecting 50 million users

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Facebook Inc said on Friday that hackers stole digital login codes allowing them to take over up to 50 million user accounts, after what has already been a difficult year for the company's reputation.
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  • Facebook drops after security breach

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Shares of Facebook dropped after the company said it had discovered a security issue affecting about 50 million user accounts. Fred Katayama reports.
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  • Facebook Data Breach Exposed 50 Million Users

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Hackers accessed the information of 50 million Facebook users, marking one more in a string of black eyes for the social networking company.
    The Facebook data breach was discovered on Tuesday afternoon after a company engineering team found that attackers exploited a vulnerability in Facebook's code that impacted "View As," a feature that allows users to see what their own profile looks like to someone else.
    The vulnerability allowed attackers to steal Facebook access tokens-digital keys that keep people logged into Facebook without re-entering a password-which they could use to take over...
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  • Facebook Turmoil Continues with Hack Affecting 50 Million Users

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Facebook's recent string of management disasters continued with the social networking giant reporting a major hack on Friday that affected up to 50 million people.
    CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a call with reporters the company “patched the issue last night and are taking precautionary measures” to avoid any further damage.
    The hackers were able to steal from 50 million accounts, so-called access tokens used to keep people logged into Facebook so they don't have to constantly re-enter their passwords, explained Facebook vice president of product management Guy Rosen. With the access tokens...
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  • Facebook reveals a hack on 50 million accounts

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Facebook has discovered a security flaw affecting about 50 million user accounts which could have allowed attackers to take over those accounts, the social networking company said on Friday.
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  • How Location Will Save Marketers in a Post-GDPR World

    How Location Will Save Marketers in a Post-GDPR World

    2 monthes ago - By Business 2 Community

    On April 9th, 2018, 87 million Facebook users around the world were informed that their personal information had been shared with Cambridge Analytica in what would become the social media giant's largest data breach.
    While Facebook discovered the information had been harvested back in 2015, they failed to notify users at the time and didn't come clean until Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie made an announcement that would change the course of data-driven marketing:
    “We exploited Facebook to harvest millions of people's profiles. And built models to exploit what we knew...
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  • Facebook Data Breach Exposed 50 Million Users

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Hackers accessed the information of 50 million Facebook users, marking one more in a string of black eyes for the social networking company
    The breach was discovered on Tuesday afternoon after a Facebook engineering team found that attackers exploited a vulnerability in Facebook's code that impacted "View As," a feature that allows users to see what their own profile looks like to someone else.
    The vulnerability allowed attackers to steal Facebook access tokens-digital keys that keep people logged in without re-entering a password-which they could use to take over user accounts.
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  • Facebook sinks after admitting it was hacked

    Facebook sinks after admitting it was hacked

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Facebook shares tumbled Friday after the social-media network disclosed that it was hacked earlier this week.
    The flaw, which was discovered on Tuesday, allowed hackers to access nearly 50 million users' accounts, Facebook said.
    A Taiwanese hacker, Chang Chi-yuan, announced Wednesday that he found bugs on Facebook and would live stream how to use the flaw and delete CEO Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook account. He backed down on Friday.
    Watch Facebook shares trade in real time here.
    Facebook shares dropped more than 3% Friday after the company disclosed that hackers took advantage of a security...
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  • Facebook unearths security breach affecting 50 million users

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Facebook Inc has discovered a security flaw affecting about 50 million user accounts which could have allowed attackers to take over those accounts, the social networking company said on Friday.
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  • Facebook unearths security flaw affecting 50 million users

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Facebook Inc has discovered a security flaw affecting about 50 million user accounts which could have allowed attackers to take over the accounts, the social networking company said on Friday.
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  • Wall Street pares gains as Facebook drops on security issue

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    U.S. stocks pared gains to trade flat on Friday, weighed down by Facebook after the social media company revealed a security issue affecting about 50 million accounts.
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  • Facebook reveals security incident affecting 50 million users

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Facebook Inc has discovered a security issue affecting about 50 million user accounts, the company said on Friday.
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