Facebook sues Ukrainian who sold data of 178 million users of the social network

The company Facebook has sued the Ukrainian Alexander Solonchenko for collecting data from 178 million Facebook users using scraping, and then putting this information up for sale on a hacker forum. According to court documents, Solonchenko abused Facebook Messenger’s Contact Importer feature. Previously, this feature allowed users to sync their phone address books and see… Continue reading Facebook sues Ukrainian who sold data of 178 million users of the social network

Information of 533 million Facebook users leaked to the public

Last weekend it became known that information of more than 500 million Facebook users leaked to the public. On the hacker forum, the data about 533 313 128 Facebook users were published. This dump includes phone numbers, names, Facebook IDs, email addresses, location information, gender, date of birth, work, and other data that may have… Continue reading Information of 533 million Facebook users leaked to the public