The personal data of over 500 million Facebook users has been posted online in a low-level hacking forum. The data includes phone numbers, full…

@keo
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Obligatory quotes.

Zuck: I have over 4,000 emails, pictures, addresses, SNS

Zuck: People just submitted it.

Zuck: I don’t know why.

Zuck: They “trust me”

Zuck: Dumb fucks

These kinds of events are starting to be commonplace for Facebook. This shows what’s the problem with large centralized platforms. We will see Zucc once again looking really robotic in court or some corporate PR video.

Think of all the other organisations who have your personal data, but it might not make the news when they are hacked.

Even electricity companies, delivery companies, even shops sometimes demand your phone number before they’ll do their job.

They probably get hacked frequently, without always making the news. This is gold for phishing and spyware companies, companies just like Facebook.

@Ninjabread
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Metawish
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Wondering if there is a way to check to see if my data was part of that…I know my phone number hasn’t changed so just want to check and see

@racoon
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Yes of course. The list is publicly available. The link can be found in news.ycombinator.com

Metawish
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sadly seems like they took the post down :/

Link already down.

Ephera
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That’s more than the population of the EU. About 1/15th of the world population…

@peppermint
87d

right. so when all this data is sold, we have someone else to blame.

PMFL
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For a few months I left the network, but as my numbers have already been said here are the same, and those who have access to that data may have my number and data as email, although this has already been changed. How many more times this network loses data without being held accountable I don’t know…

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