Facebook acknowledged the news in an emailed statement Saturday afternoon, but said the data was obtained during a breach in 2019.
The electric-car maker said last month it bought $1.5 billion worth of bitcoin and would soon accept it as a form of payment for cars.
A new outside report found that Facebook has allowed groups, many tied to QAnon, to glorify violence during the weeks leading up to the deadly riots on the U.S. Capitol.
The issues made #whatsappoutage trend on Twitter in many countries, including India.
Hackers are being indiscriminate as they take advantage of a new vulnerability in Microsoft Exchange servers, the head of Canada's Cyber Centre warned.
Microsoft said in a tweet that the process of rolling back the update was taking longer than expected.
The social network is also adding a tool to help get users vaccinated by connecting them to information about where and when they can get their shot.
A group of troops under the Joint Forces Command of the Ukrainian Armed Forces is holding exercises on the administrative border with the temporarily occupied territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the Command's press service has reported...
That California startup, Verkada, said Wednesday it is investigating the scope of the breach and has notified law enforcement and its customers.
'Too many of the social media companies base their worth, their profitability, who they are, on just the raw numbers,' said Shaka Hislop founder of an anti-racism education charity
While Microsoft released a patch last week to shore up flaws in its email software, the remedy still leaves open a so-called back door that can allow access to compromised servers.
The breach is the latest indication of how problems in widely used software can be used as jumping-off points for wide-ranging digital espionage campaigns.
The Competition and Markets Authority said Thursday it was looking into ``suspected breaches of competition law'' by Apple.
Sites are free to determine their own content moderation policies and reporting processes, leaving victims "at the mercy of these companies."
The release comes just a day after the raid on a school in Zamfara state where gunmen seized 317 girls.
The legislation's architect said it will take time for the digital giants to strike media deals as the new laws come into effect, though both have already spoken to major outlets.
A concession deal has been reached over legislation that would force Facebook and Google to pay for news content, which prompted Facebook last week to block all news pages.
Facebook's abrupt decision to stop Australians from sharing news on the site also erased several state government and emergency department accounts, causing widespread anger.
Canadian Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault has made it clear that he intends to introduce a “made-in Canada” plan by summer that includes payment for news content.
The Perseverance Rover is a probe designed to eventually bring back rocks from the red planet that could reveal signs of life.