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Facebook Confirmed a Password Compromise of Millions of Facebook Lite Application Users

Mar, 2019
Menlo Park, California, U.S.

In March 2019, Facebook confirmed a password compromise of millions of Facebook lite application users, however in April the company further stated that it was not just limited to Facebook but had also affected millions of Instagram users. The reason cited was the storage of password as plain text instead of encryption which could be read by its employees.


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