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  Tamuz 16, 5773 , 24/06/13

Facebook Reveals: Over Six Million User Details Exposed

Facebook revealed Friday that due to a bug on the social networking site, roughly six million phone numbers and e-mail addresses had been inadvertently exposed.

In a blog post, Facebook said the security incident was caused by a bug in a feature used to make friend suggestions, which matches data when people upload their contact lists to the social network with other users' contact information, The Hill reported.

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