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News Facebook stored 'hundreds of millions' of passwords in plain text

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by bit-tech, 22 Mar 2019.

  1. bit-tech

    bit-tech Supreme Overlord Staff Administrator

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  2. Chicken76

    Chicken76 Active Member

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    Wait what?! Facebook stored unencrypted passwords?!
    Of course they did! The password you use says a lot about you so, if you really think about what Facebook stands for, it's not a surprise they did it.
     
  3. adidan

    adidan Guesswork is still work

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    I find this highly surprising from such a reliable company.

    o_O
     
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  4. perplekks45

    perplekks45 LIKE AN ANIMAL!

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    Makes me even happier I got my account deleted on Nov 30 last year.
     
  5. greigaitken

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    Some is a subset of all, and twenty hundred million is still hundreds of millions....I Think it's basically everyone using facebook lite. Is this not illegal? are there zero repercussions for doing this? There must be some sort of punishment for mishandling data
     
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  6. rma

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    OMG! I feel so concerned now about my "ZuckerbergIsACockWomble" password!!!
     
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  7. ModSquid

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    GDPR?
     
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