Half a billion Facebook users’ information posted on hacking website, cyber experts say

The personal information of about half a billion Facebook users, including their phone numbers, have been posted to a website used by hackers, cybersecurity experts say. There are records for more than 32 million accounts in the United States, 11 million in the United Kingdom, and 6 million in India, according to Alon Gal, the CTO of cyber intelligence firm Hudson Rock.Details in some cases include full name, location, birthday, email addresses, phone number, and relationship status, he said Hudson Rock showed CNN Business the phone numbers of two our…

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Details from 500 million Facebook users found on website for hackers

Details from more than 500 million Facebook users have been found available on a website for hackers. The information appears to be several years old but it is another example of the vast amount of information collected by Facebook and other social media sites and the limits to how secure that information is. The availability of the data set was first reported by Business Insider. According to that publication, it contains information from 106 countries including phone numbers, Facebook IDs, full names, locations, birthdates and email addresses. Facebook has been…

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