REPORT: Anonymous Individual Offering Private Details of 500 million FB users
A Business Insider article from April 3rd states that an anonymous leaker is willing to give away private details on over 500 million Facebook users. These details were uploaded to a low-level hacker forum, made available to pretty much anyone who wants them.
The leaker is said to be offering full legal names, phone numbers, Email addresses, locations, and other things that the users optioned to hide from the public. Of course, this information is valuable to people looking to commit fraud.
So far, identity data has allegedly been collected from Facebook users in 106 countries. Much of the information was compromised back in 2019 before the social media platform patched a vulnerability.
As if there wasn't already a growing distrust between Facebook and its users...