Facebook admits to storing millions of user passwords in plain text

Published on March 21st, 2019. Written by .

Today, Facebook confirmed in a press release that they stored millions of passwords in plain text.

The social media company says that they have found no traces that the information had been accessed from outside Facebook.

Facebook say that only some users's passwords were in plain text, however, they advise users to change their passwords anyway, as a measure of security.

Comments

Turn your reading list into a podcast Want to advertise?