The Business Insider website claims that 533 million Facebook users from 106 countries share their phone numbers and personal information online for free on a hacker platform. The Department of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) asked Facebook users about 20 million statements from Turkey. “Am I a brother?“You can see if your information is published on the website by entering your phone number or e-mail.
‘They Replaced Me’ on the website, you must write your number in the international code, for example, if you use a Turkish number starting with +9053 …
Facebook announced that the hack, which mainly exposed e-mail addresses and phone numbers, appeared in 2019.
Facebook’s Information Technology and Communications Department (ITC); phone numbers and e-mail address, date of birth, users in Turkey want to provide information about the theft case.
According to Anadolu Agency BTK, “Free sharing of data of 533 million users on Facebook on a hacker platform“Officials sent an official letter to Facebook on April 4 after the news, demanding information about the affected citizens and the measures taken.
It is alleged that Mark Zuckerberg’s mobile phone number was among the leaked information.
A report on the Business Insider website published more than 32 million personal data from the United States, 20 million from Turkey, 11 million from the United Kingdom, and 6 million from India; It was alleged that the information contained telephone numbers, location information, birth dates and email information.
Security experts have warned that the data could be used by hackers for fraud.
Facebook announced that access to the database took place 1.5 years ago and the problem has been resolved.
However, it was only recently realized that the information captured during the cyber attack was exposed on a website.
HaveIBeenPwned website security specialist Trojan huntHe said 500 million phone numbers and several million email addresses were exposed, not every user’s information.
HaveIBeenPwned, an internet security website, has developed a system that allows you to check phone numbers as traffic increases, and previously only shared email addresses.
Speaking to the BBC, Hunt, “Facebook should take a clear position on this issue, referring to an event that took place in 2019, but this information is not enough to explain the information thrown around. This weakness revolves around many assumptions.“he said.