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👍|Facebook leak shows the danger apps pose to you…


写真 Facebook leak shows the danger apps pose to your personal data – Days after the phone numbers of hundreds of millions of Facebook users were discovered on a hacker forum, many users in Europe have been inundated with text messages for a package delivery scam. – Till Simon Nagel/dpa

Facebook leak shows the danger apps pose to you…

(dpa) — The phone numbers and email addresses of hundreds of millions of Facebook users were recently discovered on a hacker forum. According to the social network, the data was captured using a security hole that Facebook closed in August 2019. However, such leaks are also possible without security holes or direct hacker attacks. Apps, which collect lots of personal data not only from their users, but also potentially from those users’ friends, can also be a source of leaks. “Apps are a way of collecting such personal data that is now appearing in dark channels,” says Hauke Mormann from the N… →このまま続きを読む

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