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Date: 3 months ago   Category: Technologies

All are in the public eye. Hackers got access to accounts of 30 million users of Facebook


All personal data was at disposal of cyberburglars, up to a phone number, e-mail and the used gadget. What does it threaten users with and as will be reflected in actions of a social network? Photo: depositphotos.com Hackers got access to personal information of 30 million users of Facebook, the head of security service of the company Guy Rosen reported. As showed investigation, at first kibervzolomshchik got access almost to half a million accounts — records, the list of friends and also contents of messages were visible to them. Then through these accounts they stole keys of access to pages of 30 million more people. Hackers saw all personal data of users, up to a phone number, the e-mail address and the used gadget. All owners of the accounts affected by the attack in Facebook are promised to be notified through the help center in the nearest future. Evgeny Klimov the independent IT expert "Crisis mentioned users practically in all countries. Facebook already itself disconnected users from system and forced just perezayt under the new password. If someone wants that its data were in bigger protection, then just it is recommended to change the password and perezayt in system. What could malefactors receive? First of all, the data array for the analysis, it is of the greatest value now. Personal data is a new oil, and here will make nothing any more. You can personify the person and communicate, for example, to ask money or still some things from people. Possession of personal data and understanding of grafosvyazy can be used by the malefactor very widely. A minimum, such information as about children, about family, about friends — it is not necessary to have there it because there were cases when malefactors tracked down users of social networks which noted the status that they departed for two weeks to a holiday, at this time their apartment was plundered or the car was hijacked, or still something occurred. Therefore here it is necessary to be guided by rules of healthy paranoia, proceeding from understanding of own risks". Facebook already reported about grandiose cyber attack at the end of September. By means of the Look as function malefactors managed to receive keys of access to someone else's accounts which they could use without confirmation of passwords. After this statement of a stock of Facebook at the New York exchange dropped almost by 3%, and the portfolio of the head of the company Mark Zuckerberg sank for 2 billion dollars. According to CNN, this falling continued, all stocks of Facebook lost 30% since July of this year. What does this history threaten a social network with and that with its quotations will be farther? Vladislav Zhukovsky the exchange expert, the economist "First of all it is necessary to understand that sale of papers of Facebook has panic and extremely emotional character. Really, as this falling began on July 22-23, 2018, so steadily continues, and for these incomplete three months of paper fell in price practically by 32% in the moment. Certainly, here the main negative proceeds not from financial statements, not from prospects of Facebook, not from what

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