Facebook breach hits at least 50 mln accounts

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(Telecompaper) Facebook said the data of at least 50 million accounts has been breached. The company has alerted law enforcement and fixed the flaw, a vulnerability in the code related to its “View As” feature. Facebook also reset the access tokens of the almost 50 million accounts it knows were affected, plus of another 40 million accounts that were subject the vulnerability last year. This means a total 90 million people will have to log back in to the Facebook or any of their apps that use Facebook login, though they will not have to change their passwords, the company said Facebook added that it will reset the access tokens of any more accounts it finds were affected by the vulnerability, implying there could be more.
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