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Facebook revealed Friday that it had determined the major security breach it discovered late last month impacted the accounts of 30 million users.
The company wrote in a blog post that 15 million users had their name and contact information details accessed by hackers, while 14 million had far more personal data exposed, including birthdates, friends lists, the last 10 places they checked into on the social network and their 15 most recent searches.
The article goes on to state the following:
All of those could help a fraudster pose as Facebook, the employer or a friend. They could then craft a more sophisticated e-mail aimed at tricking users into providing login information on a fake page or into clicking on an attachment that would infect their computers.
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