In response to a report by Motherboard, mobile numbers of greater than 500 million Fb customers are up for sale through a Telegram bot. A safety researcher Alon Gal first highlighted this drawback on his Twitter deal with and claimed that the info includes numbers of around 6 lakh Indian customers.
As per Gal, the person who’s controlling the bot is exploiting a Facebook vulnerability that was reported in early 2020 and was patched also. But that vulnerability allowed anybody from any nation to entry cellphone numbers linked to each Facebook account. It was misused to create a database of Facebook customers and their cell numbers, which is now being offered through the bot. The particular person is promoting a cellphone quantity or Facebook ID for $20(~Rs1460) with the help of that Telegram bot.
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