HomesecurityMark Zuckerberg's phone number leaked online

Mark Zuckerberg's phone number leaked online

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's phone number has been found in data leaked by 533 million Facebook users, and now a security researcher has posted Zuckerberg's phone number on Twitter, confirming that Facebook CEO is using the Signal app.

Mark Zuckerberg

"Mark Zuckerberg respects his privacy by using a chat app that has end-to-end encryption and does not belong to Facebook. This is the number associated with his account, "said security expert Dave Walker on Twitter, who said:" Mark Zuckerberg is using Signal. "

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According to the security investigator, not only his phone number was leaked, but also other personal information such as his date of birth and Facebook user ID. The co-founders of Facebook Chris Hughes and Dustin Moskovitz were also among the affected users whose data was leaked due to the Facebook breach.

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For those who do not know, the personal data of more than 533 million Facebook users from 106 countries was recently leaked online. This information includes phone numbers, full names, locations, dates of birth, Facebook IDs, CVs and, in some cases, emails - as discovered by cybersecurity researcher Alon Gal.

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However, Facebook said that the data was collected in 2019 and the company corrected this security vulnerability in August of the same year, but it seems that hackers still have access to the data and publish part of the stolen data on the Internet.

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