Facebook “Unintentionally” Uploaded 1.5 Million Email Contacts

Yet Another Glitch

Is your data safe with Facebook?

After getting caught storing “hundreds of millions” of account passwords in plain text last month — a flabbergasting breach of good data security practices — Facebook has been busted in another security snafu, admitting yesterday that it “unintentionally uploaded” email contacts of some 1.5 million new users since May 2016, Business Insider reports.

The extent of the damage caused by the glitch is still unclear, but Facebook says it’s fixed the problem.

“These contacts were not shared with anyone and we are deleting them,” a spokesperson told Reuters

A Horrible Idea

Business Insider first discovered the glitch, Lees verder

Via:: Artikelen van Futurism.com

      

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