Exploit: Web vulnerability.
Facebook: Facebook is a social media platform that is one of the Internet’s most popular websites.
Individual Risk: Moderate: The data accessed puts those affected by this breach at an increased risk for identity theft, spam and targeted phishing campaigns.
Customers Impacted: 50 million.
Facebook being such a large and widely-used social media platform means that it has data on a large amount of the population that uses the Internet. If people post information to this site, they could now be open to targeted phishing campaigns and spam.
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