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1.5 Billion Facebook Users’ Personal Information Allegedly Posted for Sale

Personal information from roughly 1.5 billion worldwide Facebook users was allegedly put up for sale following a recent leak.

A member of a known forum for hackers claimed to be in possession of the information in late September and offered to sell it in chunks to others on the forum, according to a report from Privacy Affairs. One user claimed to have gotten a quote of $5,000 for the information of 1 million users.

The user allegedly in possession of the leaked information claimed that it included the following for each Facebook account: name, email address, location, gender, phone number and user ID.

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