Facebook just announced it was hacked

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Facebook just announced it was hacked
« on: September 28, 2018, 11:42:28 AM »
 Facebook just disclosed that attackers took advantage of a security issue to attack its systems, and almost 50 million accounts are affected.

The flaw, discovered on Tuesday, allowed attackers to take over Facebook users' accounts. The company's stock dropped 3% on the news.

"Our investigation is still in its early stages. But it's clear that attackers exploited a vulnerability in Facebook's code...."
https://www.businessinsider.com/facebook-security-attack-affecting-50-million-users-2018-9

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Re: Facebook just announced it was hacked
« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2018, 07:19:59 AM »
This does not surprise me, although the link that I posted is still visible.
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Facebook allegedly blocked users from sharing stories about its data breach
https://thenextweb.com/facebook/2018/09/28/facebook-allegedly-blocked-users-from-sharing-stories-about-its-data-breach/

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