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Facebook fixes glitch that exposed millions of user passwords to employees

Updated : March 22, 2019 06:34 AM IST

The passwords were accessible to as many as 20,000 Facebook employees and dated back as early as 2012, cybersecurity blog KrebsOnSecurity, which first reported the issue, said in its report.
KrebsOnSecurity, citing a senior Facebook employee, said the an internal investigation by the company so far indicates that between 200 million and 600 million Facebook users may have had their account passwords stored in plain text.
Facebook fixes glitch that exposed millions of user passwords to employees

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