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Experts On Massive Database Of Facebook Users’ Data Found Online

September 5, 2019

Information Security Buzz interviews industry experts on the recent database of Facebook users’ phone numbers found online.


TechCrunch is reporting Huge database of Facebook users’ phone numbers found online. Here’s the news brief (we’ve added the bold typeface for emphasis):

Hundreds of millions of phone numbers linked to Facebook  accounts have been found online. The exposed server contained over 419 million records over several databases on users across geographies, including 133 million records on US-based Facebook users, 18 million records of users in the UK and another with more than 50 million records on users in Vietnam. But because the server wasn’t protected with a password, anyone could find and access the database.

Read the full article and what Cymulate’s CEO had to say about the breach.

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