Facebook Faces Billions In Possible GDPR Fines

October 8, 2018

Via: Pymnts

The impact of Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) continues to take shape roughly five months after taking effect, and Facebook could be on the hook for billions of dollars in fines tied to a data breach of about 50 million user accounts.

As reported, the social media giant was hacked through a vulnerability in the Facebook source code, which gave the attackers the ability to steal access tokens, which they in turn used to keep Facebook subscribers logged in.

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