Hackers have been advertised for selling 81,000 users of Facebook by stolen information. A BBC report has revealed such information. Hackers gave advertisements for sale at 10 cents per account.
Hackers told BBC Russia service that they have detailed information of 12 million subscribers. They have taken the initiative to sell them. But there is doubt about the hackers’ issue.
Facebook authorities say they do not compromise on the security of the information of customers. Customers did not steal any information. Social media has reported that this information has been collected through a malformed browser. In the future, no other accounts will be damaged, they have taken the necessary steps.
The BBC has learned that the information was originally hacked in Russia and Ukraine. Apart from this, some users of UK, USA, Brazil and other areas are also included in the list of hacks.
Guy Rojen, a senior Facebook official, said: “We are working with law enforcement agencies and local authorities to not let Facebook users know about any other website. We’ve contacted the browser makers. From now on there will not be any browser in the store. ‘
In September of this year, a user named Fbisler advertised on Facebook in English. Advertised in the English Language Internet Forum. He wrote, ‘We sell Facebook user’s personal information. We have detailed information of 12 million subscribers. “However, the advertisement was removed later.
Cyber security company Digital Shadows said that they have seen the advertisement for the sale of 81 thousand Facebook user information and stealing it. There are 1 lakh 76 thousand account numbers and e-mail addresses. It is easy for the users to keep these things open so they are open to the public.
The BBC has found evidence that the message communicated with some users.