Facebook “Unintentionally” Uploaded 1.5 Million Email Contacts
Thursday, 18 April 2019 Yet Another Glitch Is your data safe with Facebook? After getting caught storing “hundreds of millions” of account passwords in plain text last month — a flabbergasting breach of good data security practices — Facebook has been busted in another security snafu, admitting yesterday that it “unintentionally uploaded” email contacts of some 1.5 million new users […]
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Facebook said on Wednesday it may have "unintentionally uploaded" email contacts of 1.5 million new users since May 2016, in what seems to be the latest privacy-related issue faced by the social media company. Yahaira Jacquez reports.
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