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Facebook says hackers accessed data of 29 mn users

AFP  |  San Francisco 

said Friday that hackers accessed personal data of 29 million users in a breach disclosed late last month.

The leading had originally said up to 50 million accounts were affected in a cyberattack that exploited a trio of flaws to steal "access tokens" that enable people to automatically log back into the

"We now know that fewer people were impacted than we originally thought," vice president of said in an

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First Published: Fri, October 12 2018. 23:05 IST