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Facebook data for 533 million users leaked in 2019 and hey, it's still out there

A two-year-old problem is coming back to haunt Facebook in 2021, and in the process serving as a reminder to users that personal data, once leaked, really is out there forever.
It started on Saturday when Alon Gal, co-founder and CTO of Hudson Rock, a “cybercrime intelligence” firm, took to Twitter with a thread detailing how “533,000,000 Facebook records were just leaked for free.” That number includes more than 32 million U.S. users alone, and spans 106 countries in total.

Details include:Phone number, Facebook ID, Full name, Location, Past Location, Birthdate, (Sometimes) Email Address, Account Creation Date, Relationship Status, Bio.Bad actors will

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