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533-million leaked Facebook accounts

533-million leaked Facebook accounts

533-million leaked Facebook accounts

A database containing the data of 533 million Facebook

users have been leaked online, reports Alon Gal CTO of

Hudson Rock. Details include Phone numbers, Facebook ID,

Full name, Location, Past Location, Birthdate, (Sometimes)

Email Address, Account Creation Date, Relationship Status, Bio.

According to Gal, “Bad actors will certainly use the information

for social engineering, scamming, hacking and marketing.”

533-million leaked Facebook accounts
533-million leaked Facebook accounts

While the full database was just recently leaked,

the information is from a hack in 2019.

“This is old data that was previously reported on in 2019.

We found and fixed this issue in August 2019,” said

Facebook spokesperson Liz Bourgeois.

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Previously, the data was being sold via a Telegram bot that

let users query the database for a low fee. Now that it’s fully

out in the open, it’s more likely your data could be used maliciously

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