We recently heard that Facebook had possibly more than 50 millions peoples accounts breached in a recent hack and now the social network has provided more details about the breach.
The company has now said that it does not look like the hackers accessed any third party apps during the hack.
We’ve had questions about what exactly this attack means for the apps using Facebook Login. We have now analyzed our logs for all third-party apps installed or logged in during the attack we discovered last week. That investigation has so far found no evidence that the attackers accessed any apps using Facebook Login.
Any developer using our official Facebook SDKs — and all those that have regularly checked the validity of their users’ access tokens – were automatically protected when we reset people’s access tokens. However, out of an abundance of caution, as some developers may not use our SDKs — or regularly check whether Facebook access tokens are valid — we’re building a tool to enable developers to manually identify the users of their apps who may have been affected, so that they can log them out.
You can find out more information over at Facebook at the link below, there are full details on what the company has discovered so far.
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