267 Million Phone Numbers From Facebook Leaked

Mark Zuckerberg
Mark Zuckerberg

267 million Facebook users had their personal information and phone numbers leaked.

“A Ukrainian security researcher reported finding a database with the names, phone numbers and unique user IDs of more than 267 million Facebook users – nearly all U.S.-based – on the open internet. That data was likely harvested by criminals, said researcher Bob Diachenko, an independent security consultant in Kyiv.

The database, which Diachenko discovered with a search engine, was freely accessible online for at least 10 days beginning Dec. 4, he said. He notified the internet provider where it was hosted when he found it on Dec. 14; five days later it was no longer available.” [READ MORE]

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