Recently, the data of 500 million Facebook users appeared on a forum for hackers. This is not the first time Facebook has been hacked. But this incident was suddenly noticed when the expert pointed out that the phone number of this social network tycoon was also revealed.
|Facebook user data scandal: Revealing the phone number of … Mark Zuckerberg?
According to The Sun, Mark’s private data revealed, in addition to phone number, also includes name, location, marital status, date of birth and Facebook ID.
Dave Walker said that in addition to Mark, Facebook co-founders Chris Hughes and Dustin Moskovitz were also among the 533 million users who were exposed to personal information.
When questioned by Insider about the data leak on Sunday (US time), Facebook responded “This information is old and since it appeared in the incident in 2019. We have resolved the problem. this topic from August 2019 “. However, the social network did not respond to details of “Mark Zuckerberg’s personal information was also disclosed”.
Previously, the personal data of 87 million Facebook users had been illegally collected by data analytics unit Cambridge Analytica. This incident caused Facebook to be fined 5 billion dollars. The social network has announced that it will tighten the regulations, so as not to re-expose data in the future.