Today, the numbers of million phone numbers and accounts are linked to Facebook. The millions of records contained on servers more than 420 million and the various databases of users. In the U.S 133.2 million records of Facebook users are online, UK and Vietnam have also scaled the records of millions of Facebook users.
The issue is raised Facebook account has not a safe situation. The server has not protected with a password and any user could find other user data and also database. The Unique ID of every user also added phone numbers.
According to the Facebook requirement, Facebook must ask the user to add a public number to associate with their account. You can also found any user ID or user information through public phone numbers to access the account.
Why does Facebook ask phone numbers from users?
You can also found any user ID or user information through public phone numbers to access the account. Nowadays, Facebook convinces to user add E-mail and also the phone number of their user. The phone number is the basic privacy of the user, but now you can every ID through a public number.
Terms and Conditions
According to terms and conditions, Facebook must take phone number every new ID to making form users. Technofinite has been observation to accessed its database through phone numbers and also verified numbers of records. We have survey other records by matching Facebook user’s phone numbers against their listed ID. Reset password feature is also used to use phone numbers to link their accounts.
In 2016, the U.S was faced many incidents, the 81 million people profiles scraped and help to verify the voters in the presidential election. The company has faced many high profile scraping incidents, including Instagram, which also having profile data in bulk. Many latest incidents have faced through the millions of Facebook users ID, which can dangerous through spam calls. An attacker can be forced the reset password on any internet account that associate with the number.
Is Facebook Users Database Insecure?
GDI foundation has founded the database and review the data. GDI said that many profiles found phone numbers associated with different celebrities. “The jay Nancarrow said that the information scraped from Facebook when it cut off access to user phone numbers.”
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“He said, this is old data and information to appear through phone numbers before we made changes last year to improve user privacy and ability to find out others’ ID through phone numbers.
The issue remains the same who was an exact person that scrapped data and scrapped from Facebook. Facebook has also more restricted last year to search for friends’ phone numbers. But they have observed, this is no new data of Users.
Now, this issue is the same as data stored online without the password. Recently problem, the U.S financial giant left the data to exposed.