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Facebook sued hours after announcing security breach

KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images Hours after it announced a massive security breach that affected at least 50 million of its users, Facebook was sued in a California court. The lawsuit was filed by two of the social network’s users, Carla Echavarria of California, and Derrick Walker of Virginia. The two plaintiffs ...

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Facebook says it detected security breach after traffic spike

An unusual traffic spike is what alerted Facebook engineers that something might be wrong, and it was an investigation into this heightened activity that led engineers to discover a massive security breach this week. Facebook confirmed the hack earlier today, in a press release. It said hackers stole access tokens ...

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Python is a hit with hackers, report finds

After breaking into the top three most popular programming languages for the first time this month, behind C and Java, Python has also won the hearts of hackers and web nasties, according to attack statistics published this week by web security biz Imperva. The company says more than a third ...

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