• 30 million Facebook accounts were hacked and people are furious

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Facebook announced Friday that 30 million users were affected by a massive hack it first disclosed two weeks ago.
    The reaction - as perhaps expected - has been extremely negative across the internet.
    People are pointing to the irony of Facebook launching the Portal, its in-home hardware device, earlier this week and are calling for Zuckerberg to be fired.
    Facebook announced Friday that 30 million users were affected by a massive hack it first disclosed two weeks ago.
    Reactions across the internet have been extremely negative.
    Some can't believe that just this week, Facebook launched its...
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  • Hackers stole details of 29 million users in Facebook breach

    Hackers stole details of 29 million users in Facebook breach

    10 days ago - By Reuters

    Facebook Inc said on Friday attackers stole names and contact details of 29 million users in the mass security breach disclosed by the social media network late last month.
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  • Facebook says hackers accessed 29M people's accounts

    10 days ago - By Chron

    NEW YORK - Facebook says hackers accessed data from 29 million accounts as part of the security breach disclosed two weeks ago.
    The exact number hadn't been known before. Originally Facebook said 50 million accounts could have been affected, but Facebook didn't know if they had been misused.
    The hackers accessed name, email addresses or phone numbers from those 29 million accounts. For 14 million of those accounts, hackers got even more data, such as hometown, birthdate, the last 10 places they checked into or 15 most recent searches. One million accounts were affected but hackers didn't...
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  • Facebook now says 30 million users had access tokens, personal data stolen in recent breach

    Facebook now says 30 million users had access tokens, personal data stolen in recent breach

    10 days ago - By Venture Beat

    Today, Facebook gave users an update on a recent data breach that allowed hackers to steal users' access tokens - the tokens that allow users to login to Facebook. Facebook now says that 30 million users had their access tokens stolen - initially, Facebook said that up to 50 million users could have been affected. 15 million users...
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  • Here's how to find out if your Facebook was hacked in the breach

    Here's how to find out if your Facebook was hacked in the breach

    10 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Are you one of the 30 million users hit by Facebook's access token breach announced two weeks ago? Here's how to find out.
    Facebook breach saw 15M users' names & contact info accessed, 14M's bios too
    Visit this Facebook Help center link while logged in .
    Scroll down to the the section “Is my Facebook account impacted by this security issue?”
    Here you'll see a Yes or No answer to whether your account was one of the 30 million users impacted
    If Yes, you'll be in one of three categories:
    A. You're in the 15 million users' whose name plus email and/or phone number was accessed.
    B. You're in...
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  • Facebook says attackers stole details from 29 million users

    10 days ago - By Reuters

    Facebook Inc said on Friday it had confirmed that the attackers in the mass security breach it announced late last month accessed the accounts of about 30 million people in total and stole name and contact details for 29 million.
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  • Facebook says the FBI has asked it not to reveal who might be behind an hack that affected 30 million people

    Facebook says the FBI has asked it not to reveal who might be behind an hack that affected 30 million people

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Facebook says 30 million users were affected by a massive hack it first disclosed two weeks ago.
    On Friday, the social networking firm revealed more details about the attack - and said the FBI has asked it not to reveal who might be behind it.
    Hackers acccessed millions of victims' highly sensitive personal data, including locations, relationship information, recent searches, birthdates, and more.
    30 million people have been affected by a massive hack of Facebook - and the FBI has asked the social networking company not to reveal who might be behind it.
    On Friday, Facebook provided more...
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  • Facebook breach saw 15M users' names & contacts accessed, 14M's bio info too

    Facebook breach saw 15M users' names & contacts accessed, 14M's bio info too

    10 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Facebook has now detailed w hwhat was actually stolen in the breach it revealed two weeks ago. 30 million users, not 50 million as it initially estimated, had their access tokens stolen. 15 million of those had their name plus phone number and/or email scraped. 14 million had that info plus potentially more biographical info including “username, gender, locale/language, relationship status, religion, hometown, self-reported current city, birthdate, device types used to access Facebook, education, work, the last 10 places they checked into or were tagged in, website, people or Pages they...
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