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Phone Numbers and Associated Profile Info of 533 Million Facebook Users Leaked Online

05
Apr
2021
Phone Numbers and Associated Profile Info of 533 Million Facebook Users Leaked Online

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Fact: The personal information associated with over 533 million Facebook users was made public on a hacking forum this Saturday. User data appears to have been scraped in 2019 by malicious actors exploiting a vulnerability in the platform.

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What type of data was leaked?

The leaked data includes phone numbers, Facebook IDs, full names, location, past location, date of birth, account creation data, relationship status, bio and some email addresses. Overall, the database includes information on users from 106 countries, including 32 million from the US, 35 million from Italy, 19.8 million from France, 11 million from the UK, and nearly 10 million users from Russia.

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