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Facebook confirms 419m phone numbers exposed in latest privacy lapse

Hundreds of millions of Facebook users’ phone numbers were exposed in an open online database, the company confirmed Wednesday.

More than 419m Facebook IDs and phone numbers were stored in an online server that was not password protected. The dataset included about 133m records for users in the US, 18m records for users in the UK and 50m records for users in Vietnam.

Source: Facebook confirms 419m phone numbers exposed in latest privacy lapse | Technology | The Guardian

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