Facebook did not mention any bug bounty or any white hat having reported the vulnerabilities that led to last week's exposure of user details, and thus it was reasonable to assume that a third party had walked away with at least 50 million access tokens to as many accounts, a security professional claims.

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A US Government bid to force Facebook to break the encryption on its Messenger client and obtain voice data that is claimed to be needed in a crime investigation has failed, with a US District Court in California ruling against the move.

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WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton has spoken publicly for the first time since quitting Facebook — which acquired the encrypted messaging app for US$22 billion in 2014 — but apart from some intricate detail, has revealed nothing apart from what emerged when the news of his leaving the social media giant broke in June.

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