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Facebook admits it stored millions of additional Instagram passwords in unsecured files

Luke Stangel
Facebook admits it stored millions of additional Instagram passwords in unsecured files

Facebook this week quietly updated an earlier blog post to say it had stored millions of Instagram account passwords in an unsecured file — not tens of thousands of passwords, as it had originally claimed. The news comes as federal regulators are reportedly considering whether to hold CEO Mark Zuckerberg personally accountable for his company’s lapses in privacy, data breaches and mishandling of user information.