Facebook says data on 530 million users 'scraped' before September 2019

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Facebook says data on 530 million users 'scraped' before September 2019

Stemmed from misuse of a feature.

Facebook said a recently reported data leak affecting potentially 530 million users stemmed from a misuse of a feature in 2019 and that the company had plugged the hole after identifying the problem at the time. Business Insider reported last week that phone numbers and other details from user ...

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