419m phone numbers leaked in Facebook data breach

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419m phone numbers leaked in Facebook data breach - Another huge blow to the personal information of Facebook members

Over 419 million records containing phone numbers and Facebook ID have been leaked online. Some records also contain names, gender and location information. Over 18 million records relate to UK users and over 133 million records for US users - a significant portion of the respective populations.

It looks like this data was scraped at a time when Facebook would allow searching by phone number to locate a user. By running a list of valid phone numbers through a search feature, it would be...
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A leak is a leak, old or not!

Many people like myself keep their phone numbers for many years
 
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A leak is a leak, old or not!

Many people like myself keep their phone numbers for many years
Yep, I totally agree - I expect most people will aim to keep their mobile number indefinitely.
 

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