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Facebook says more Instagram passwords exposed than thought

Seattle Times Thursday, 18 April 2019
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Millions more Instagram users were affected by a password security lapse than parent company Facebook acknowledged nearly four weeks ago. The social media giant said in late March that it had inadvertently stored passwords in plain text, making it possible for its thousands of employees to search them. It said the […]
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News video: Facebook Reveals 'Millions' of Instagram Passwords Were Stored Insecurely, Not Thousands

Facebook Reveals 'Millions' of Instagram Passwords Were Stored Insecurely, Not Thousands 00:46

Facebook has added new information to an old Newsroom post, revealing that millions of Instagram user passwords were stored in a “readable” format. Veuer's Natasha Abellard has the story.

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