Phone numbers of 53 cr Facebook users, including Indians, on sale via Telegram bot

Phone numbers of over 53 crore Facebook users are up for sale via a Telegram bot, according to a report by Motherboard. According to security researcher Alon Gal, who first highlighted the problem, the data includes numbers of lakhs of Indian users. According to Gal, the user running the bot exploited a Facebook vulnerability that was reported and patched.