Facebook says hackers accessed data of 29 mn users

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Facebook said Friday that hackers accessed personal data of 29 million users in a breach at the world’s leading social network disclosed late last month. The company had originally said up to 50 million accounts were affected in a cyberattack that exploited a trio of software flaws to steal “access tokens” that enable people to …

Hackers Stole 50 Million Facebook Users’ Access Tokens Using Zero-Day Flaw

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Facebook just admitted that an unknown hacker or a group of hackers exploited a zero-day vulnerability in its social media platform that allowed them to steal secret access tokens for more than 50 million accounts. In a brief blog post published Friday, Facebook revealed that its security team discovered the attack three days ago (on …