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Facebook confirms 30 million users had their login details stolen last month

The company is working alongside the FBI to find the attacker

Facebook confirms 30 million users had their login details stolen last month

Facebook has released an update regarding the mass security breach that happened a few weeks ago.

The platform reports that around 30 million users have had their login tokens stolen. A login token is assigned to a profile so a user doesn't have to re-enter their password.

According to a blog post from Facebook, the attackers took advantage of a number of software bugs in order to attain login tokens and take over someone's account.

Our sister-site InfluencerUpdate.biz has more on the story.


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Danielle Partis is editor of PocketGamer.biz and former editor of InfluencerUpdate.biz. She was named Journalist of the Year at the MCV Women in Games Awards 2019, as well as in the MCV 30 under 30 2020. Prior to Steel Media, she wrote about music and games at Team Rock.

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