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Use Facebook to log into other apps? Hackers may have breached them too

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Reuters  |  New York 

Facebook said on Tuesday that investigators have determined that hackers did not access other sites that use the social networking site’s single sign-on in a massive cyber attack that the company disclosed last week. “We analysed third-party access during the time of the attack we have identified. That investigation has found no evidence that the attackers accessed any apps using Facebook Login,” said Guy Rosen, a Facebook vice-president overseeing security, in a statement sent to Reuters. The announcement comes after Facebook last week disclosed its worst-ever ...

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First Published: Thu, October 04 2018. 00:10 IST