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Tech & Science Theft of data on facebook. The 533 million pirated users will not be prevented

17:50  08 april  2021
17:50  08 april  2021 Source:   ouest-france.fr

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Le logo de Facebook dans un smartphone (Photo d'illustration) © Johanna Geron / Archives Reuters Facebook logo in a smartphone (illustration photo)

after the data leak from which Facebook users were victims, the network American social affirmed that he did not know what people prevent. Minimizing the consequences of this hacking, the US company clarified that no sensitive data had been stolen. A notice that does not share the CNIL.

Facebook will not warn the 533 million users of the social network that have been victims of an data leak in recent days. A spokesman for the American company confirmed it on Wednesday, April 7 at Reuters . Although, in the meantime, these data are always accessible.

Facebook. Personal data of 533 million accounts available on a Hackers forum

 Facebook. Personal data of 533 million accounts available on a Hackers forum © DADO RUVIC / Archives Reuters The logo of the Facebook application on a smartphone, January 6, 2020. Personal data archives of more than 500 million Facebook accounts have been disclosed free of charge on a Hackers forum, indicates the France Presse Agency this Saturday, April 3rd. 20 million French accounts could be concerned.

Tuesday, April 6,

Facebook explained in a blog note that malicious people had hacked the platform using a vulnerability of the contact synchronization tool. A fault that dates from September 2019. As last week BUSINESS INSIDER, phone numbers and other elements of the user profiles have been corrupted. Facebook does not know who to send the warnings

Facebook has chosen not to contact the people affected by the data leak because the company does not have the certainty of who are the victims, can we read in the note blog. The company minimizes the leak, indicating that the harvested data did not include financial, sanitary or password information.

For its part, the CNIL specifies in a note that this data violation assumes to prevent all victims, in accordance with RGDP.

The Irish Data Protection Authority seeks whether the problem took place before the establishment of the European Regulation. But Facebook responded in the negative.

Hamburger data protector wants to prohibit Facebook Use of WhatsApp data .
The Hamburger Data Protection Officer Johannes Caspar wants to advance the use of WhatsApp data at the Facebook Net Facebook shortly before a controversial change in control change. © Shutterstock Hamburger Data Protectors intends to use Facebook Use of WhatsApp data Caspar opened a procedure aimed at an immediate executable arrangement. He referred to the introducing new data protection rules at around one month at the chat service.

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