Story Details

Facebook already hit with a lawsuit tied to the latest data breach

Odeslat serjoža on Věda a technika

http://feeds.mashable.com - https://i.amz.mshcdn.com/fo1VLf8H-fa5C-xGtTLmHY4PaTg=/575x323/filters:quality(90)/https%3A%2F%2Fblueprint-api-production.s3.amazonaws.com%2Fuploads%2Fcard%2Fimage%2F854999%2Ffccfe079-7223-4673-96c0-ee26cfd45bf2.jpg" />Twitterhttps://a.amz.mshcdn.com/assets/feed-tw-e71baf64f2ec58d01cd28f4e9ef6b2ce0370b42fbd965068e9e7b58be198fb13.jpg" />Facebookhttps://a.amz.mshcdn.com/assets/feed-fb-8e3bd31e201ea65385a524ef67519d031e6851071807055648790d6a4ca77139.jpg" />

That didn't take long. Hours after Facebook revealed that at least 50 million users were "directly affected" by a data breach, two of the social network's users have come together in a class-action lawsuit. 


It started early on Friday. Facebook alerted users that a security issue had been discovered on Tuesday, Sept. 25. A vulnerability in the site's "View As" feature — which lets users see what others do when viewing their profile — gave hackers the means to take over people's accounts.


SEE ALSO: Some basic steps to protect your Facebook account after hack hits 50 million users


It's a bad situation that subsequently grew worse. Hours after the initial news broke, it became clear that Facebook users who had connected their profile to an Instagram account — and, potentially, any other third-party service — were at risk on those other platforms as well. Read more...

More about Tech, Facebook, Lawsuit, Class Action Lawsuit, and Data Breach
Readers  |   | Add To 
Submit a Comment
 Name : 







Odeslat komentář