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Here's why you need to change your Facebook and Instagram password now

29 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

Oops, they did it again. If you didn't think that Facebook could go lower than sharing personal information from 87 million users with third party sites, violating a signed FTC consent decree in the process, maybe you're not giving the social media company enough credit. According to KrebsonSecurity, hundreds of millions of Facebook users could have had their passwords discovered by Facebook employees. These passwords were stored by the company in plain text dating back as far as 2012. Facebook engineers noticed the mistake when reviewing new code back in January of this year.
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Ignore Facebook's security advice

Ignore Facebook's security advice

29 days ago   |   By SlashGear

It's time to change your Facebook password. Again. The social network argues today's revelation that “hundreds of millions” of users' passwords were saved, in plaintext and unprotected, where thousands of employees could have access them, isn't bad enough that those users affected should be forced to update their security settings. I don't agree. Facebook's goof saw engineers within the company...
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Now's as good a time as any to change your Facebook password

Now's as good a time as any to change your Facebook password

29 days ago   |   By Liliputing

So you may have heard, but the past few years haven't been so great for Facebook when it comes to public relations. But if you've been wondering what could possibly make things worse, here's an idea: what if it turns out Facebook was caught storing hundreds of millions of users' passwords in plain text? Oh...
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