Report: Facebook Has No Plans to Warn 500M Users Affected by Data Leak

Report: Facebook Has No Plans to Warn 500M Users Affected by Data Leak


Social media giant Facebook has not notified more than 530 million users whose personal details were leaked due to a poorly-coded feature on the platform and recently made public, and has no plans to do so according to a company spokesperson.

A recent report from Reuters states that Facebook has not notified the more than 530 million users whose details were obtained due to one of Facebook’s own features and recently made public in an online database, and has no plans to do so.

Breitbart News recently reported that hackers published the phone numbers and personal data of 533 million Facebook users, including users’ full names, locations, phone numbers, and email addresses. Via Business Insider:

A user in a low level hacking forum on Saturday published the phone numbers and personal data of hundreds of millions of Facebook users for free online.

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The exposed data includes personal information of over

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