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Over 200 million Facebook passwords exposed internally

In a statement released today, Facebook divulged that some user passwords were being stored in readable format on certain internal data storage systems within the company. While the statement does not provide details on how or why the passwords were being stored in plain text, it does assure users that the issue has since been fixed and that potentially compromised accounts would be alerted.

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