Facebook says a breach that hit 533m is old news. Experts disagree

Facebook says a breach that hit 533m is old news. Experts disagree

The Guardian

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Regardless of when it was leaked, user data ‘is never really old’ – it’s still valuable to cybercriminals, analysts say

After information from 533 million Facebook users was exposed to hackers, the company has tried to reassure users, saying that the data was leaked years ago and has since been secured.

But experts say the issue is still grave – whether it happened in 2021 or years prior – largely because of the nature of the leaked data.

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