Facebook reported that the data of 530 million users of the social network were made public after receiving data from the platform through the function of importing contacts, and not as a result of a hacker attack. This is stated in the Facebook report on the incident.
It is noted that the attackers stole data for the period up to September 2019. At the same time, they could use automated software to collect publicly available information from the Internet, which, in the end, was published on an online forum.
“We are confident that this particular problem that allowed them to steal data in 2019 no longer exists. We believe that the data was removed from people’s Facebook profiles by attackers using our contact importer. This feature was designed to help people easily find their friends, who can be contacted in our services using their contact lists, “the company explained.
Facebook claims to have stepped up the importer as soon as it learned of its use by attackers who used software to simulate the social network application. The initial functionality allowed you to set a set of user profiles and get some information about those of them who have public accounts. However, the attackers could not obtain health information, finances or passwords.
Company Continues Strategic Expansion Adding New Service Capabilities, Talent, and Broadening Nearshore Footprint SAN JOSE, Calif.—January 5, 2023— GlobalLogic Inc., a Hitachi Group Company and Digital Engineering Leader, today announced the acquisition of Hexacta, a Pan-Latin-America digital and data engineering company. The acquisition is part of GlobalLogic’s continued strategy to expand its offerings, and its […]
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American gadget manufacturer Apple Inc. in July-September reduced net income to $ 12.67 billion, or $ 0.73 per share, compared to $ 13.68 billion, or $ 0.76 per share, for the same period in 2019. Stock analysts forecast a rate of $ 0.71 per share. Apple’s quarterly revenue grew 1% year on year to $ […]Next
Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted in the first reading a bill needed to start privatization. It is envisaged that buyers cannot be legal entities, and related to them persons who registered in countries recognized by the Verkhovna Rada as aggressors. It is not allowed to participate in the privatization the representatives of countries with sanctions. […]Next
Traton Group, Volkswagen’s subsidiary for truck production, announced the purchase of its American competitor, Navistar International. Traton, which already owns about 16.7% of Navistar, is buying 83.3% of the company’s shares for the remaining $ 3.7 billion. Thus, the total value of the American company is estimated at $ 4.4 billion. Traton will pay Navistar […]Next
Russia’s pipelayer Fortuna has resumed work on laying the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline in Germany’s exclusive economic zone, DPA reported, citing the press service of the Nord Stream 2 AG project operator on May 23. “Fortune is currently operating in German waters in accordance with existing permits and with statements made by the authorities,” the […]Next
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Robinhood, whose stock trading app has revolutionized Wall Street access to ordinary Americans on small budgets, on Thursday, launched a phased launch of a new product called IPO Access. IPO Access gives users the opportunity to buy shares until their initial public offering (IPO) on the stock exchange at the IPO price (the price […]Next
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