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


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Aug 1, 2006
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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