Leaker says they are offering private details of 500 million Facebook users


By Raphael Satter WASHINGTON (Reuters) -A leaker says they are offering information on more than 500 million Facebook Inc users – including phone numbers and other data – virtually for free. The database appears to be the same set of Facebook-linked telephone numbers that has been circulating in hacker circles since January and whose existence was first reported by tech publication Motherboard, according to Alon Gal, co-founder of Israeli cybercrime intelligence firm Hudson Rock. Reuters was not immediately able to vet the information, which is being offered for a few euros’ worth of digital c…

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