Alan Mislove and his graduate student Giridhari Venkatadri conducted a study showing how a specific feature on Facebook’s advertising platform allows hackers to obtain your phone number.
L’Echo: Ce que Facebook fait à votre insu avec votre numéro de téléphone
Gizmodo: Facebook Is Giving Advertisers Access to Your Shadow Contact Information
NU News: He found a privacy breach. Facebook gave him a grant to plug the leak.
Communications of the ACM: Researchers Find Leaky Apps Put Privacy at Risk
Phys Org: Researchers find leaky apps that put privacy at risk
MOTHERBOARD: Cambridge Analytica’s Ad Targeting Is the Reason Facebook Exists
V3: Facebook could have exposed your mobile number to advertisers