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Facebook is suing a Ukrainian hacker it alleges scraped and sold publicly available user information from 178 million accounts

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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Facebook is suing a Ukrainian hacker it alleges scraped 180 million user IDs and phone numbers.
The company accuses the programmer, Alexander Alexandrovich Solonchenko, of selling the data online.
Facebook wants Solonchenko barred from using the site and selling its data, a trial, and damages.
Facebook is suing a Ukrainian hacker it alleges scraped and sold publicly available data from 178 million of its users on a forum. The company filed a lawsuit against Alexander Alexandrovich Solonchenko on Thursday, alleging he broke the...
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