SAN FRANCISCO – The Facebook account says about 50 million users’ accounts were largely linked to the biggest security incident in their social network, which was another blow on public confidence in its company.
Massively hacked range – how fast Facebook users were affected and how much Facebook users’ personal information was supposed to understand – is not yet known.
Security researchers believe that compared to Facebook it has been estimated that even more people have been affected. Will not say Facebook if the number of fast Facebook accounts is rising. Neutral invaders have access to at least basic demographic information like sex, population, name, or birthday that people are included in their Facebook profile.
Facebook says the invaders exploited a feature in this code, which allowed them to command user accounts. These accounts included Facebook CEO Mark Zuckberberger and Sherry Sandberber, in command of it.
The company said a square in traffic started September 1 internally. On Tuesday afternoon, the discovery was discovered on Friday and the danger of the night was fixed on Friday.
In a series of security consumables, each other’s illustration has already brought political heat. Federal Commercial Commissioner Commissioner Rohit Chopra said late Friday that he was dangerous from the violation of Facebook. FTC and other agencies have already checked Facebook because it shows that the Cambridge analysis based on political goals reached 87 million users without their consent.
“These companies are a huge amount of information about the Americans. Brush does not violate our privacy only, they create a lot of risks for our economy and national security.” “Processing is increasing and we need answers.”
Facebook says it has not identified the invaders nor does the fact of September’s attack know. Silicon Valley Company reported to the FBI on Wednesday.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told reporters on Friday that “we are still in the initial stage of its investigation.” “We still do not know if any accounts were actually misused.”
Zakir says that Facebook has invested a lot in security measures but will try to close Facebook users’ accounts.
“The fact is that we face frequent attacks,” he said. “We need to do more work to stop being in the first place.”
According to facebook morning security, Facebook users were forced to apply more than 90 million users outside of their accounts. Facebook CEO said why they will be notified at the top of the Newspaper feed.
How was the attack?
The risk was introduced in July 2017 when a feature has been added so that users are allowed to upload a happy greeting video.
Invaders exploited a dangerous exploitation in the Facebook code, which “affects,” affects a feature that people see their own profile looks like someone else. This feature was designed to give consumers more control over their privacy. In this feature-linked Facebook code, three software bugs allow invaders to steal Facebook access tokens so that they can be taken to the people’s accounts.
This access is like token digital keys that people log in to fast, so they do not need to re-enter their password when using Facebook.
How it works: Once the invaders reached the token for an account, named Jenny, he could then use “as a look”, to see another account, Tom’s Had said, Jane could see the account. Due to the danger, attackers can be targeted as well as Tom account, and has spread from the attack. Facebook said it has turned off a “watch as” feature as a safeguard.
The company said the invaders had accessed Facebook user accounts on other apps and websites that they accessed with login log-in, other than your Facebook credentials. Allows to log in to online services.
Facebook has restarted 50 million accounts affected tokens and as victims, it has also reset token for 40 million accounts, which has used “View As” last year. Re-configuring tokens Facebook users should be logged out of service and these users should also join third-party applications and websites that can access Facebook login.
“Our initial investigation has not yet been told that this token was used to reach any private messages or posts or to post anything to those accounts. But this can certainly change as we learn more Will. ” Zakir Burg said.
When 90 million people use Fast Login, they are logged back in to Facebook or any apps, when they will be informed about the product management vice president Gi Rosen at the top of the News News feed.
Facebook says users do not have to reset their passwords. But security experts suggest