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Facebook Ad Targeting Exploits Users’ 2 Factor Authentication Phone Numbers

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Facebook Ad Targeting Exploits Users’ 2 Factor Authentication Phone Numbers

Facebook Ad Targeting Exploits Users’ 2 Factor Authentication Phone Numbers Despite facing criticism and a heavy fine, Facebook does not seem to be backing off of its annoying steps. Recently, a story broke the news that Facebook also breaks into users’ privacy limits for ad targeting. Precisely, the service exploits users’ phone numbers used for two-factor authentication during logins for Facebook ad targeting. Facebook ad targeting has stretched out to reach users’ phone numbers used for 2FA. The story describes research conducted by various researchers at two US universities. The team of researchers includes Piotr Sapiezynski, Giridhari Venkatadri, and Alan...

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