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  • Facebook stored ‘hundreds of millions’ of passwords in plain text

    Facebook stored ‘hundreds of millions’ of passwords in plain text0

    Facebook has admitted to storing ‘some‘ user passwords in a plain text file readily accessible by staff, later clarifying ‘some‘ to mean ‘hundreds of millions‘. In a security notification penned by vice-president of engineering, security, and privacy Pedro Canahuati and embarrassingly entitled ‘Keeping Passwords Secure‘, Facebook has confirmed that ‘as part of a routine security

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