Facebook says personal info of about 30 million


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Facebook says personal info of about 30 million

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Social networking giant Facebook Inc. clarified that hackers accessed personal information of accounts of almost 30 million users.

Earlier, Facebook had said that a security breach had affected the accounts of as many as 50 million people.

In a statement, Facebook said that hackers accessed the name, contact details and other information of the accounts of 14 million people.

Facebook stated that they have been working to resolve the security breach discovered two weeks ago, while adding that it did not rule out the possibility of smaller-scale attacks.

Explaining the breach, Facebook said, "The attackers exploited vulnerability in Facebook's code that existed between July 2017 and September 2018.

The social networking giant said that the people can check whether their accounts were hacked by visiting 'Help Center'.



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