Facebook account hack: Government demands for update on its impact on Indian users

Oct 02 2018 04:51 PM
Facebook account hack: Government demands for update on its impact on Indian users

Most popular social networking site facebook the problem of account hacking as it has affected more than 50 million accounts of Indian users. Looking to danger of misuse of important information of the users, India government has asked to give updates on the number of Indian users impacted by the attack of hacker.

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In fact, the Indian government sent a notice to the US-based Facebook headquarters and asked for information about the accounts of Indians affected by this hacking. At the same time, the government has warned the company that if this information is not provided in the prescribed limit, then the government can also consider some restrictions on Facebook in India.

According to reports, Facebook officials have said they were analyzing the issue and will revert in two days.

India is a big market for the company as there are over 200 million users in India which contribute significantly to the business of the company. The hacking of more than 50 million users accounts is a serious threat to security and privacy of the users. The personal information and data can be misused by the hackers and can cause a great trouble.

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Recently, Facebook has aid that hackers had exploited a vulnerability in its system affecting upto 50 million accounts. Although the firm did not disclose country-specific impact.

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