Items Tagged with 'Security breach'

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  • CNN: More than 540 million Facebook records exposed for public download

    Data included passwords for 22,000 users
    Software developers stored more than 540 million records containing private data of Facebook users in a way that allowed public download, according to CNN. The number of users whose data was compromised is not yet clear. The records included passwords, comments, likes, reactions, account names, and other data.
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  • Facebook reveals 50 million accounts breached in cyberattack

    Hackers obtained login information for 50 million accounts; another 40 million were at risk
    Facebook just announced that 50 million accounts were affected in a cyberattack that comprised users' login information. According to a statement from the social media giant, which is a popular marketing tool among real estate agents and loan officers, hackers exploited a vulnerability in Facebook’s code that allowed them to steal access tokens.
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  • [Video] Here's everything you need to know about the Equifax security breach

    143 million consumers impacted
    The story continues to develop on the massive security breach at Equifax, one of the nation’s three largest credit reporting agencies. Last Thursday, the credit bureau revealed it was the victim of a “cybersecurity incident” that potentially impacts as many as 143 million U.S. consumers. As the story unfolds, HousingWire created the following video to give you a quick digest of everything you need to know.
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  • EXCLUSIVE: Security vulnerabilities discovered in FHA systems

    Watchdog review discovers weakness in government's systems
    Some of the systems used by the Federal Housing Administration’s single-family insurance program are vulnerable to security breaches, an investigation by the agency’s watchdog uncovered recently. Details on the nature of the “vulnerabilities” are limited at this point, as the Office of the Inspector General for the Department of Housing and Urban Development chose not to share the full results of its investigation with the public.
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