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FACEBOOK SAYS THE LEAKED 533M RECORDS IS A DIFFERENT DATA SET THAT ATTACKERS CREATED BY ABUSING A FLAW IN A FACEBOOK CONTACTS IMPORT FEATURE, NOT BY HACKING (LILY HAY NEWMAN/WIRED)

Facebook says the leaked 533M records is a different data set that attackers created by abusing a flaw in a Facebook contacts import feature, not by hacking  —  The company’s explanations have been confusing and inconsistent, but there are finally some answers.