Facebook’s latest app data bug exposed the private photos of 6.8m users

A New week and a data breach for Face book it effect up 6.8 Million user the problem give Mobile Apps access to all your photo.

The bug was live in September before being fixed, and Facebook could be in trouble with EU regulators for waiting so long to report it. If you’re one of the users that might have been affected, you should see an alert the next time you log in.

This show that any company can lose data, here in the uk any size company can be fine under the GDPR act if it dose not take care of user data. If you need help you can speak to one of our GDPR speiclets book one now .

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