Facebook says leak of 533m accounts is old news, but knew about it in 2017?

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Seen reports that the account id's were up to summer 2019.

Reports that they knew in 2017, but only acted in 2019, but disclosed when?


What Really Caused Facebook's 500M-User Data Leak?​


Reams of personal data – including phone numbers, email addresses, and birthdays – obtained from 533 million Facebook accounts was offered to all for free on a cyber-crime forum over the weekend.




Some of the data is a bit rough, so dataset might not be complete yet:

The Facebook Phone Numbers Are Now Searchable in Have I Been Pwned​



How I got your phone number through Facebook​



Feb 20, 2017


Taking the ****
 
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