Facebook confirms employees had access to user passwords

Facebook has confirmed reports that it stored passwords in plain text on its internal servers for years.

News 12 Staff

Mar 22, 2019, 9:35 AM

Updated 1,912 days ago

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Facebook says hundreds of thousands of users passwords were made visible to employees.
Facebook has confirmed reports that it stored passwords in plain text on its internal servers for years.
However, cybersecurity experts say the information should have been masked and that there's no reason employees needed access to it.
The company says there is no evidence the passwords were misused. 


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