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Mac RumorsApr 18, 2019
Facebook Confirms Millions of Instagram Passwords Were Stored in Plain Text
Back in March, Facebook announced that millions of Facebook passwords were stored on its servers in plain text with no encryption. At the time, Facebook also said that "tens of thousands" of Instagram passwords were also stored in the same unencrypted format, but as it turns out, the actual number was much, much higher.


TechCrunchApr 18, 2019
Facebook now says its password leak affected ‘millions' of Instagram users
Facebook has confirmed its password-related security incident last month now affects "millions" of Instagram users, not "tens of thousands" as first thought. The social media giant confirmed the new information in its updated blog post, first published on March 21. "We discovered additional logs of Instagram passwords being stored in a readable format," the company […]
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