PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Another week, another problem for Facebook. The social media giant is admitting that it failed to properly protect the passwords of hundreds of millions of users.READ MORE: Bipartisan Election Bill Introduced In Pennsylvania
Facebook says the passwords were stored in an internal database that its workers were able to access.READ MORE: Police Release Video Of Alleged Suspects Wanted For Deadly Beating At Pat's Steaks In South Philadelphia
The company has not said how long the passwords were stored that way, but noted the issued was discovered in January during a security review.MORE NEWS: Man Hospitalized After Shooting Inside Concord Mall, Delaware State Police Say
Facebook says it will notify Facebook and Instagram users if their passwords were affected.