Data of 257k Facebook users was leaked to public access, including more than a third of the personal correspondence.
The BBC reports that private data was posted on the Fbserver website, which is currently unavailable. These are mainly biographical information, phone numbers and a list of the user's friends.
According to the agency, information about this first appeared in early September, when a user of the forum Blackhatworld said that he was selling personal data on Facebook users. He said that the base contains 120 million accounts, one profile was sold for $0.1.
The Facebook investigation revealed that the information was stolen using malicious browser extensions and the users themselves gave them access. Now, these programs are blocked.
Recall that in March it became known about the leakage of 87 million Facebook users’ personal data, which without their consent, received the company Cambridge Analytica, collaborating with the headquarters of Donald Trump.
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