Come On In: Facebook Staff Had Access To Millions Of User Passwords

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Published on March 21, 2019 - Duration: 00:45s

Come On In: Facebook Staff Had Access To Millions Of User Passwords

Facebook revealed on Thursday it hadn't been properly masking the passwords of hundreds of millions of it users, and stored them in an internal database that could be accessed by its staff.

According to CNN, the company said it discovered the exposed passwords during a security review in January and launched an investigation.

Facebook did not say how long it had been storing passwords in this way.

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Come On In: Facebook Staff Had Access To Millions Of User Passwords

No access Chinese mainland .

For Reuters customers only.

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