Personal information for more than half a billion – that’s billion with a ‘B’ – Facebook users may have been leaked online.
According to Business Insider, data for 533 million accounts was leaked, including info like phone numbers, birthdates, and email addresses. About 32 million of the hacked accounts were from the U.S.
Another day, another massive privacy scandal nobody will do much about.https://t.co/OeTkdMlnm2
— VICE (@VICE) April 5, 2021
Facebook has not yet publicly responded to reports of the hack. The company has vowed in recent years to tighten up security following scandals like the 2016 Cambridge Analytica case.
How careful are you with your online information?