Data on over 1.5 billion Facebook users is being sold on a hacking-related forum, enabling cybercriminals advertisers to target users.

It’s probably that the recent #facebookdown is part of this.

@vis4valentine
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It’s very creepy that a fraction of humanity info gets leaked. It’s more people than the population of China.

PandaCoderPL
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Consider switching to Session because they have no informations to leak.

@MarcellusDrum
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While innocent people getting doxed is obviously a bad thing, I hope this would be a fatal blow to Facebook.

@Matheo_bis
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Wait a minute, isn’t 1.5B accounts like 75% of all accounts?

EDDIT: it’s not 75%, but 50% of all accounts. WE HAVE A SNAPPING BOYS

PandaCoderPL
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Doesn’t matter if it’s 75%, 50% or even 1%, in terms of Facebook accounts it’s still big number of people.

mickie
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Yep.

@the_tech_beast
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Facebook is worse when it comes to privacy and security as we all know.

IMO google is better with security.

Facebook still probably stores their users passwords in plaintext

mickie
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Facebook still probably stores their users passwords in plaintext

and the same password for everything 🤣 .

@nVZWmCa67Tq0SQkXPR
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Google has an alright security but they’re absolutely atrocious when it comes to privacy. Now even making an account on gmail requires you to give away your phone number.

@pablone
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It’s like giving your number to someone you shouldn’t have when drunk. You then have to spend the rest of your time ignoring their calls.

@sonidobonito
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@SrEstegosaurio
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They both are cringy about privacy. But I think that I agree. As I said in other comment I hear a lot of data leaks problems with facebook lately.

Fucking nice seeing FB having to deal with the teen girls shit, their biggest leak to date and them being involved with the capitol riots. Yet nothing will happen because the congress sucks Zuckerberg’s dick.

@Helix@feddit.de
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It’s alleged that the data was obtained by scraping publicly available data shared by users. Several media outlets and Twitter users misinterpret this to have resulted due to a hack or data breach, which is not the case.

Well then, the people will surely learn from this, like the last few times this happened 🤡

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@leanleft
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it wouldn’t be the first time
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/AOL_search_data_leak

and it won’t be the last.

@SrEstegosaurio
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I heard “facebook” and “data leak” together a lot of times… Concerning.

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