Facebook hack: How to find out if your data has been stolen

Towards the end of September, Facebook announced that they had experienced a security breach. The breach was said to have compromised about 50 million accounts and Facebook claims to have since addressed the issue. However in a post on its website, Facebook has shared additional details, including how the FBI has since gotten involved with the investigation.For starters Facebook claims that the initial assessment of 50 million compromised accounts might have been higher than previously thought. Instead the company claims that out of the 50 million accounts that were thought to have been compromised, only 30 million actually had their tokens stolen.Breaking this down further, Facebook says that for about 15 million users, the attackers were able to steal information such as their name and contact details (include phone numbers and/or emails). For about 14 million Facebook users, the attackers managed to steal information that included “username, gender, locale/language, relationship status, religion, hometown

Facebook hack: How to find out if your data has been stolen

Around 29 million users' account details were stolen in major cyberattack

Sat 13 Oct 18 from The Independent

How to check what Facebook hackers accessed in your account

Could hackers have been able to see the last person you cyberstalked, or that party photo you were tagged in? According to Facebook, the unfortunate answer is "yes."

Sat 13 Oct 18 from Phys.org

Facebook: Hackers accessed 29M accounts, fewer than thought

Facebook says hackers accessed data from 29 million accounts as part of the security breach disclosed two weeks ago, fewer than the 50 million it initially believed were affected.

Fri 12 Oct 18 from Phys.org

Facebook: Hackers Accessed 29M Accounts - Fewer Than Thought, Fri 12 Oct 18 from Voice of America

The FBI Is Now Investigating Facebook’s Security Breach

Towards the end of September, Facebook announced that they had experienced a security breach. The breach was said to have compromised about 50 million accounts and Facebook claims to have since ...

Fri 12 Oct 18 from Ubergizmo

Facebook trims data breach to 29 million users as FBI probes

Cyber attackers stole data from 29 million Facebook accounts using an automated program that moved from one friend to the next, Facebook Inc said on Friday, as the social media company said ...

Fri 12 Oct 18 from Reuters Technology

Facebook says 14m accounts had personal data stolen in recent breach

Hackers were able to access name, birthdate and other data in nearly half of the 30 million accounts that were affectedFacebook has revealed 30 million accounts were affected in a data breach ...

Fri 12 Oct 18 from Guardian.co.uk

Chilling new details reveal intimate personal data stolen by Facebook hackers

Facebook released more information about what the hackers saw. The hackers behind a recent attack on Facebook gained access to information of about 29 million people, the company said Friday, ...

Fri 12 Oct 18 from Fastcompany Tech

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