Facebook reveals data breach affecting 50 million users



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A data breach affecting the personal data of at least 50 million Facebook users was discovered by the social media network earlier this week. Facebook disclosed the breach Friday morning saying an “attack” on its system led to “the exposure of information” affecting the 50 million users, according to the New York Times. Facebook also posted a security update concerning the breach: On the afternoon of Tuesday, September 25, our engineering team discovered a security issue affecting almost 50 million accounts. We’re taking this incredibly seriously and wanted to let everyone know what’s happened and the immediate action we’ve taken…

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