Worries linger as Facebook withholds stolen searches & checkins – TechCrunch

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Hacked Facebook users still don’t know which 15 recent searches and 10 latest checkins were exposed in the company’s massive breach it detailed last week. The company merely noted that those were amongst the data sets stolen by the attackers. That creates uncertainty about how sensitive or embarrassing the scraped data is, and whether it
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Worries linger as Facebook withholds stolen searches & checkins – TechCrunch

Comments Off on Worries linger as Facebook withholds stolen searches & checkins – TechCrunch

Hacked Facebook users still don’t know which 15 recent searches and 10 latest checkins were exposed in the company’s massive breach it detailed last week. The company merely noted that those were amongst the data sets stolen by the attackers. That creates uncertainty about how sensitive or embarrassing the scraped data is, and whether it
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Here’s how to find out if your Facebook was hacked in the breach – TechCrunch

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Are you one of the 30 million users hit by Facebook’s access token breach announced two weeks ago? Here’s how to find out. Visit this Facebook Help center link while logged in: https://www.facebook.com/help/securitynotice?ref=sec. Scroll down to the section “Is my Facebook account impacted by this security issue?” Here you’ll see a Yes or No answer to whether
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Facebook breach saw 15M users’ names & contact info stolen, 14M’s bios too – TechCrunch

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Facebook has now detailed what data was scraped and stolen in the breach it revealed two weeks ago. 30 million users, not 50 million as it initially estimated, had their access tokens stolen by hackers. Users can check Facebook’s Help Center to find out if their information was accessed, and Facebook will send customized alerts to
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Facebook breach saw 15M users’ names & contact info stolen, 14M’s bios too – TechCrunch

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Facebook has now detailed what data was scraped and stolen in the breach it revealed two weeks ago. 30 million users, not 50 million as it initially estimated, had their access tokens stolen by hackers. Users can check Facebook’s Help Center to find out if their information was accessed, and Facebook will send customized alerts to
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Facebook launches Portal auto-zooming video chat screens for $199/$349 – TechCrunch

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Facebook’s first hardware product combines Alexa (and eventually Google Assistant) with a countertop video chat screen that zooms to always keep you in frame. Yet the fancy gadget’s success depends not on functionality, but whether people are willing to put a Facebook camera and microphone in their home even with a physical clip-on privacy shield.
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Facebook loses $120 billion in market cap after awful Q2 earnings – TechCrunch

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Facebook’s share price fell more than 20 percent in after-hours trading today after the company announced its slowest-ever user growth rate and a scary warning that its revenue growth would rapidly decelerate. Before today’s brutal Q2 earnings, Facebook’s share price closed today at $217.50 — a record high — but fell to around $172 after
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Facebook mistakenly leaked developer analytics reports to testers – TechCrunch

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Set the “days without a Facebook privacy problem” counter to zero. This week, an alarmed developer contacted TechCrunch, informing us that their Facebook App Analytics weekly summary email had been delivered to someone outside their company. It contains sensitive business information, including weekly average users, page views and new users. Forty-three hours after we contacted
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