• Facebook: Hackers stole personal data of millions of users

    2 monthes ago - By Washington Post

    An attack that forced the site to log out 90 million users last month directly affected 29 million people on the social network, the firm said as it released new details about the scope of the incident.
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  • Facebook trims data breach to 29 million users as FBI probes

    2 monthes ago - By Reuters

    Cyber attackers stole data from 29 million Facebook accounts using an automated program that moved from one friend to the next, Facebook Inc said on Friday, as the social media company said its largest-ever data theft hit fewer than the 50 million profiles it initially reported.
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  • Chilling new details reveal intimate personal data stolen by Facebook hackers

    2 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    Facebook released more information about what the hackers saw.
    The hackers behind a recent attack on Facebook gained access to information of about 29 million people, the company said Friday, and that's just the beginning.
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  • Facebook Hack Compromised 30 Million People, Exposing Phone Numbers, Emails

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Facebook's recent hack affected 30 million people, fewer than the company originally believed, but compromised sensitive information like people's phone numbers and email addresses.
    In a call with reporters on Friday, Facebook vice president of product management Guy Rosen detailed the type of personal information attackers may have obtained in what was likely the biggest data breach in the social networking giant's history. When Facebook first detailed the hack in late September , executives believed that about 50 million people were compromised, but after a few more weeks of...
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  • Facebook just revealed that a huge hack affected 30 million people, and Wall Street doesn't seem to care

    Facebook just revealed that a huge hack affected 30 million people, and Wall Street doesn't seem to care

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Wall Street gave a collective yawn Friday following Facebook's disclosure that 30 million users were impacted in a hack first disclosed in late September.
    Facebook stock was down by less than a percentage point on Friday following the news.
    Overall, the company's value is down 7% - or $47 billion - since the hack was first disclosed, though most of that seems to have been as part of a larger market downturn.
    Facebook is currently valued at about $440 billion.
    Facebook stock by fell less than a percent on Friday, despite the company's confirmation of what appears to be the largest security...
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  • Facebook says millions of users had names, search history and location data stolen in recent hack

    2 monthes ago - By Philly

    An online attack that forced Facebook to log out 90 million users last month directly affected 29 million people on the social network, the company said Friday as it released new details about the scope of an incident that has regulators and law enforcement on high alert.
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  • Hackers stole Facebook information from 29 million people, including phone numbers and birth dates

    Hackers stole Facebook information from 29 million people, including phone numbers and birth dates

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    A massive attack on Facebook by unidentified hackers impacted 29 million people.
    The majority of data taken was personal names and phone numbers.
    For some people, much more information was taken - date of birth, location, religion, and a variety of other details.
    Facebook announced important new details Friday about the massive hack that affected 29 million users of its social network - and it's much worse than we thought.
    A mess of personal information, including details about people's recent locations, phone numbers and search histories, was taken by the as-yet unidentified...
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