The BBC has claimed in its report that hackers hacked the Facebook account of 81 thousand users and not only stole their data, but it is also being sold for only 10 cents (6.50 rupees). According to the BBC, the website which is publishing the data for sell on its website is being interpreted to be operating from St. Petersburg of Russia.
According to the BBC report, in September this year, a user named FBSeller had informed in a forum that he has account details of 12 million Facebook users whom he wants to sell.
However, when Cyber Security firm Digital Shadow on behalf of the BBC investigated this matter, it was found that hackers are selling 81,000 Facebook users' accounts with their private messages.
Hackers are selling data to the users of many countries including UK, US, Brazil, except Ukraine and Russia.
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