Facebook Says Security Breach Affected About 50 Million Accounts

by AlteregoMike

Facebook Inc. said it discovered a security breach earlier this week that affected almost 50 million accounts. The company said it’s investigating the breach, which allowed hackers to take over a person’s account.

The social-media network said in a statement Friday that it has fixed the vulnerability and told law enforcement authorities about the breach. Shares declined about 3 percent on the news.

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FB Statement : newsroom.fb.com/news/2018/09/security-update/

Relevant Story: www.engadget.com/2018/09/28/zuckerberg-facebook-page-hacker-livestream/

Source: Bloomberg