Sun. Apr 21st, 2019

Facebook Is Asking New Users To Hand Them Their Email and Password

Bloomberg Best of the Year 2018: Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc., listens during a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

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As Facebook has revised its privacy in early 2019, the company is still struggling to get used to a “Privacy” culture. Kevin Poulson who reported to Daily Beast on April 2 that some Facebook users have asked to provide both email and password.

A blog post had been published today which showed a huge amount of Facebook email and password were publicly available on AWS (Amazon servers).

The email password trick was first spotted by a software developer and information security expert who tweets by the handle “e-sushi”:

These requests are used to verify your email but Facebook is storing your email and password.

Facebook continue to have privacy problems. And this tactic can put a huge number of email and passwords in open space.

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