Facebook Quietly Notifies Public That Millions Of Instagram Users Had Passwords Exposed

Zero Hedge | 4/17/2019 | Staff
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While everyone was focused on the release of the Mueller report Thursday, Facebook quietly notified the public that the passwords of "millions of Instagram users" were stored in an unencrypted format on an internal server, and searchable by any employee.

The company had initially said it was "tens of thousands" of Instagram users. That said, the company says that an internal investigation determined "that these stored passwords were not internally abused or improperly accessed."

Facebook - MO - Problem - Time - Pass

Some have noted that this fits Facebook's MO; report the problem, let time pass, then update that the problem was much worse than initially reported.

In March, security expert Brian Krebs of KrebsonSecurity...
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