- Safi Bello
Facebook faces $1.6bn fine and formal investigation over massive data breach
The Guardian ---------- The Irish Data Protection Commission has opened a formal investigation into a data breach that affected nearly 50m Facebook accounts, which could result in a fine of up to $1.63bn. The breach, which was discovered by Facebook engineers on Tuesday 24 September, gave hackers the ability to take over users’ accounts. It was patched on Thursday, the company said. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.