A major breach announced by Facebook last month affected 20 million fewer customers than at first predicted, but for 14 million unlucky users hackers managed to access virtually all their profile info.
The social network’s VP of product management, Guy Rosen, explained in an update on Friday that of the 50 million people whose access tokens were thought to be affected, 30 million actually had the tokens stolen.
“For 15 million people, attackers accessed two sets of information — name and contact details (phone number, email, or both, depending on what people had on their profiles),” he said.
By Phil Muncaster
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