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Facebook Fixes Bug Which Allowed Hackers to Change Users’ Passwords

Facebook has reportedly fixed a bug, discovered by researcher Sow Ching Shiong, which allowed hackers to change users’ passwords Facebookand access their accounts.

The problem was with Facebook’s password reset, which is usually how people regain access to their Facebook account after they’ve been hacked.

Normally, the user is able to reset the password from a phone or email account previously provided to Facebook, but the discovered vulnerability allowed hackers to circumvent that process.

ZDNet reports:

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