On Saturday, over 500 million personal profile information of Facebook users was published online in a low level hacking forum. The information leaked included the Facebook users ID, full name, phone number, birthday, bio, location and in some cases their email addresses.
The number of profiles leaked exceeds 533 million from 106 countries. There were over 32 million accounts from the United States, 11 million accounts from the UK, and 6 million from India.
The leaked data could potentially be utilized by cybercriminals to scam the individual or get them to hand over login credentials.
They’re Trying to Shut Us Down
Over the last several months, I’ve lost count of how many times the powers-that-be have tried to shut us down. They’ve sent hackers at us, forcing us to take extreme measures on web security. They sent attorneys after us, but thankfully we’re not easily intimidated by baseless accusations or threats. They’ve even gone so far as to make physical threats. Those can actually be a bit worrisome but Remington has me covered.
For us to continue to deliver the truth that Americans need to read and hear, we ask you, our amazing audience, for financial assistance. We have a Giving Fuel page to help us pay the bills. It’s brand new so don’t be discouraged by the lack of donations there. It’s a funny reality that the fewer the donations that have been made, the less likely people are willing to donate to it. One would think this is counterintuitive, but sometimes people are skeptical because they think that perhaps there’s a reason others haven’t been donating. In our situation, we’re just getting started so please don’t be shy if you have the means to help.
Thank you and God bless!