Another Facebook privacy scandal has surfaced

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Another Facebook privacy scandal has surfaced

Another Facebook privacy scandal, London’s most popular social networking site, revealed that more than 40 million phone numbers have been released online for the account. The servers and databases of 41 million users were secured in the displayed server. The database also included the Facebook user ID, the number associated with each account, the number used in the profile, the gender of the user, the location. Of this, 13.5 million accounts in the United States, 5 million accounts in Vietnam, one million 80 million.

The accounts belonged to the United Kingdom. The exposed server was not password protected which meant that everyone could access the database and it remained online until the tech website Tech Crunch accessed them. On the other hand, Facebook has confirmed parts of the news but underestimated the number of accounts that said the number of verified accounts so far was 41 million to 90 million, which was half. Said that many entries were double and their data was out of date. A Facebook spokeswoman said the database was removed and we had no idea which Facebook accounts were at risk. In the 2018 Cambridge Analytica scandal, when a company used an error in Facebook’s privacy settings to reach millions of users, Facebook had this feature turned off so that users could search with their phone numbers…

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