Facebook Data Crack Affected 29 Million Accounts

Facebook Data Crack Affected 29 Million Accounts

According to the Facebook, data from 29 million Facebook accounts affected by an automated program that moved from one friend to the next. Facebook Data Crack Affected 29 Million Accounts

The company said that it was a largest data theft attack fewer than 50 million profiles. For the awareness of affected users, company would message that what type of data had been accessed in the attack.

Facebook Data Crack Affected 29 Million Accounts

The attackers stole profile details such as birth dates, employers, and education history and location check-ins from 14 million accounts. While other 15 million accounts crack wass restricted to name and contact details. Additionally, attackers can access posts and friend list and groups of about 400,000 users. Facebook changed the number of affected users from its original estimate.

Corey Milligan, a senior researcher with cyber-security firm Armor, said:

The bottom line is that all this data is still out there.

According to the company, attackers did not steal personal messages or financial data. The attackers did not use anyone’s account to access users or accounts on other websites. The company recovered this issue last month and asked 90 million users to log back into accounts.

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