Facebook says it will improve security protocols to settle a class-action suit filed Feb. 7 in relation to a 2018 breach that exposed personal data of more than 29 million users, Bloomberg reports. Filed in San Francisco federal court, the suit alleges Facebook allowed hackers to exploit software bugs to gain access to accounts. The proposal to settle states Facebook will frequently check for suspicious patterns of user activity involving account access. Meanwhile, a Houston, Texas judge ordered Facebook to remove its new privacy tool that lets users manage how they are tracked. Facebook has not taken down the tool, the report states.
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