Facebook employees had access to millions of user passwords

Facebook employees had access to millions of user passwords

Up to 600 million Facebook user passwords were improperly stored as plain text on internal servers due to a ’glitch’. This gave Facebook employees access to affected passwords, which could date back as far as 2012. There is currently no evidence to suggest that any passwords were accessed in this way, however Facebook have stated that they will inform everybody affected as a precaution.

Oliver Bilbie
Oliver Bilbie
ConcealCarryProtect
ConcealCarryProtect 1 year

Why does this platform still exists???

liberty Ann
liberty Ann 1 year

FaceBook sucks. These users care so little about privacy that they give all their info in real time and consent to tracking. I think it's neurotic to take pictures of your food and constantly pose for selfies. The worst part is I had real difficulty renting a place because all the ads required a FB account to do it. This should not be forced on people.

TheBornOfFire
TheBornOfFire 1 year

axis of evil, facebook the twatter, instagram (not a drug delivery service apparently).

IDWFTW
IDWFTW 1 year

Of course they did. Was there any security whatsoever at Facebook ever? Cuckerberg was pretty quick to throw that fence up around his house though...

jamal james
jamal james 1 year

If I read a headline that said Facebook beat up my mother I wouldn’t feel the least bit surprised.

liberty Ann
liberty Ann 1 year

FaceBook's Zuckerberg should be arrested for creating a platform that violates the fourth amendment. Also I think constant selfies and showing your location 24/7 is crazy. Where is our autonomy these days?

themdg
themdg 1 year

Facebook is a dumpster fire.

King Brutal
King Brutal 1 year

Yeah no kidding.

Oliver Biscuit
Oliver Biscuit 1 year

Wow really? THIS JUST IN!! YOUR IT ADMINISTRATOR HAS ACCESS TO EVERYTHING.

89rscam
89rscam 1 year

Who cares... I quit this dead platform long ago!

Monster Mash
Monster Mash 1 year

they're a "free" platform making billions, were do people think that money is coming from? ad space only pays so much.

James T Kirk
James T Kirk 1 year

Are we really surprised?

Gaunt Dusk
Gaunt Dusk 1 year

Still haven't deleted facebook despite never using it outside using it to log into other things. I really am thinking about changing that, even with the couple contacts there.

Spitfire WA
Spitfire WA 1 year

Whoever is shocked be this headline is a moron.

Nico
Nico 1 year

“In the course of our review, we have been looking at the ways we store certain other categories of information — like access tokens — and have fixed problems as we’ve discovered them,” Pedro Canahuati, Facebook’s vice president of engineering, security, and privacy, wrote in a blog post. “There is nothing more important to us than protecting people’s information, and we will continue making improvements as part of our ongoing security efforts at Facebook.” The fact that Facebook even HAS a Vice President of Engineering, Security and Privacy—given all of these data scandals—tells me it’s just a title. It doesn’t mean anything. This Pedro Canahuati, or whoever holds this position, is merely the scapegoat Facebook trots out when a new privacy violation is discovered. Which is weird, because I’ve never heard this person mentioned in any other publication, so maybe this is a recent development. They got sick of the public not knowing who to blame, so they literally hired someone to take the heat...or something.

Sebasticus
Sebasticus 1 year

Good thing I deleted my facebook a while back as Whatsapp founder urged xD

Mr. A
Mr. A 1 year

What's your favorite alternatives to facebook?

Randy Souse-Git
Randy Souse-Git 1 year

#NoFaceTwitInstaSnap

KingOfBeds
KingOfBeds 1 year

*grabs popcorn*

Lord Baktor
Lord Baktor 1 year

34 links to different articles about something that surprises nobody.

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