Data of 1.5B Facebook users reportedly on sale at Hacker Forum….
Amid global outage of Facebook along with its associated platforms, the data of its over 1.5 Billion users are now being sold in the dark web.
A report said the data are being sold on a Hacker Forum.
Sputnik News reported that in late September, an announcement was posted on a hacking forum that claimed to have the name, email, phone number, location, gender, and user ID of 1.5 billion Facebook users.
“One prospective buyer has allegedly been quoted at $5,000 per 1 million Facebook accounts.
“This would value the entire set of Facebook user data at $7.5 million.
“In a subsequent post, the seller alleges to represent a large company that works to scrape Facebook for data”.
Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp went offline Monday evening, Nigerian time.