Facebook failed to tell Justice about suspected terror breach

The social network carried out its own internal investigation but concluded there was no credible risk

18th June, 2017

Facebook did not inform the Department of Justice about concerns that a technical glitch gave suspected Isis terrorists access to the personal details of a number of its staff members in Dublin.

The social network carried out its own internal investigation but concluded there was no credible risk to the 40 staff affected by the security breach, six of whom it had deemed to be “high priority”.

However, one worker – an Iraqi-born Irish...

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