The New York Times reports up to 50 million Facebook users may have been exposed after an attack on its network. The company discovered the incident earlier this week, "finding that attackers had exploited a feature in Facebook's code that allowed them to take over user accounts," the report states. Facebook said it has fixed the vulnerability and notified law enforcement, the report states. Accordingly, 90 million Facebook users were forced to log out of their accounts Friday morning. At the time of the report, the identity of the attackers is not yet known. Meanwhile, following a Gizmodo report earlier this week, Facebook confirmed that information supplied by members for enhanced security, including two-factor authentication, has been provided to advertisers. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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