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

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Facebook breach saw 15M users’ names & contacts accessed, 14M’s bio info tooFacebook has now detailed whwhat 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 […]
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According to Facebook, the breach announced in late September affected 30 million users, about 20 million fewer than it first estimated.

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The attackers accessed even more details on 14 million of those users, including the area where they live, their relationship status and their religion.

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Hackers accessed names, email addresses and phone numbers.

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The attackers accessed even more The attackers accessed details on 14 million of those users, including the area where they live, their relationship status and their religion.

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According to Facebook, the breach announced in late September affected 30 million users, about 20 million fewer than it first estimated.

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