Have I Been Facebooked? Check if your data was part of the Facebook April 2021 breach.
In April 2021, a huge dataset of personal data which includes over 500 million users details has been published online. The hackers most likely got a hold of the data a few months ago but they only decided to publish their findings now. The biggest threat, if your data is in the dump, would be phishing and personal harassment.
What data has been leaked?
Along with phone numbers, the following data has been leaked:
Facebook Account ID
Home address and birth location
533 million Facebook users’ phone numbers and personal data have been leaked online
A user in a low level hacking forum on Saturday published the phone numbers and personal data of hundreds of millions of Facebook users for free online.
The exposed data includes personal information of over 533 million Facebook users from 106 countries, including over 32 million records on users in the US, 11 million on users in the UK, and 6 million on users in India. It includes their phone numbers, Facebook IDs, full names, locations, birthdates, bios, and – in some cases – email addresses.For more read this.