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Hackers Stole Millions of Facebook Users’ Personal Data

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According to Business Insider, around 30 million Facebook users were victims of the hacking attack that was recently revealed by the social media website. The attack exposed the personal information of many Facebook users, including their names, phone numbers, and birth dates. According to security and privacy experts, this kind of information has the potential to be used for identity theft or to compromise users' financial and other accounts. Reports are warning victims of the recently revealed hack of Facebook to be extra watchful of their other online and offline accounts.

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