Last week, the leak of the personal data of 533 million Facebook users dominated the agenda, with the company’s founder, Mark Zuckerberg, also affected.
Mark Zuckerberg’s personal data has been posted online after a sensational leak of 533 million Facebook user accounts. This important information was also announced by cybersecurity expert Dave Walker.
Mark Zuckerberg’s phone number, address, personal identifier and some other information began to be disseminated in public. Walker also joked that journalists could contact zuckerberg from the leaked number if they wanted to ask him any questions. In addition, the leaked table contains the personal data of the other two founders of the platform, Chris Hughes and Dustin Moskovitz.
Regarding the #FacebookLeak, of the 533M people in the leak – the irony is that Mark Zuckerberg is regrettably included in the leak as well.— Dave Walker (@Daviey) April 3, 2021
If journalists are struggling to get a statement from @facebook, maybe just give him a call, from the tel in the leak? 📞😂@GazTheJourno pic.twitter.com/lrqlwzFMjU
A Facebook global data leak took place on April 3. Unknown people published the personal data of platform users on one of the hacker forums.
The list includes information about platform users from 106 different countries. The most leaked records are from Egypt (44 million), Tunisia (39 million), Italy (35 million), the United States (32 million) and Saudi Arabia (28 million).
Hudson Rock researcher Alon Gal says attackers could use this database to hack user accounts and commit fraud through social engineering.