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    Facebook Warns Users About 400 Malicious Apps That Steal Passwords
    The social-media company said it notified Apple and Google about the apps that were available through their respective app stores

    Meta Platforms Inc. said it has identified about 400 malicious apps that steal the login information of Facebook users.

    The apps were available through the app stores of Apple Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google Play, Meta said Friday. The company said it informed Apple and Google about the malicious apps. Meta has also begun notifying users that may have had their accounts compromised.

    Apple said it removed the 45 malicious apps from its app store that were identified by Meta.

    Google identified and removed a majority of the problematic Android apps throughout the year before Meta’s notification, a Google spokesperson said. All of the apps have now been removed, the spokesperson said. ..

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