Data leakage: in Europe started checking Facebook

Утечка данных: в Европе начали проверку Facebook

The EU will check made whether the social network Facebook sufficient measures to protect personal data of users.


Irish Commission for personal data protection has opened an investigation into a potential data breach of millions of users of social network Facebook, reports Associated Press.

The main regulator in the field of personal data in Europe, Facebook will check if the social network has made sufficient technical and organizational measures to protect personal data of users. The vulnerability could touch five million European users.

Earlier, Facebook announced that hackers have found a vulnerability in the code of the social network and gained access to 50 million accounts. It was about the ability to access accounts via the function to Look like. Facebook now faces more than $ 1.6 billion fine for hacking accounts.

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