Facebook – 419+ million phone numbers found online:
– each record contained a unique Facebook ID; some records listed the user's name, gender, and location by country
– Facebook: "This data set is old and appears to have information obtained before we made changes last year to remove people’s ability to find others using their phone numbers"
@infosechandbook "Trust us. That was in the past. There are no problems anymore.
This was the only issue, and it was obviously caused by people abusing the system we built for the benefit of all users."
@infosechandbook "don't worry, all 419 million people already changed their phone"
mastodon.at is a microblogging site that federates with most instances on the Fediverse. Note: This instance will shut down on February 29th, 2020.