Leaker of 178m Facebook profiles facing massive lawsuit

Facebook is suing a Ukrainian national for violating the terms of service of its social network after he allegedly harvested the data of 178m users and sold it online on a popular hacking forum.

According to a new complaint providing further details on the lawsuit, Alexander Alexandrovich Solonchenko  created millions of virtual Android devices that each had a different phone number and used them to deliver automated requests to the social media giant’s systems using its Messenger app.

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