Monday, June 6, 2016

Zuckerberg Has Been Hacked

Mark Zuckerberg’s Twitter and Pinterest accounts were hacked on Sunday by a group that claimed it logged in using the password “dadada,” reported Sunday.

The Facebook co-founder was hit by hackers from the OurMine Team, which claims it easily found the  password among some 100 million LinkedIn passwords posted online last month after a massive data breach.

“Hey @finkd,” OurMine tweeted on Zuckerberg’s page on Sunday. “You were in Linkedin Database with the password ‘dadada’!’ ”

“No Facebook systems or accounts were accessed,” a Facebook spokesperson told VentureBeat in a statement. “The affected accounts have been re­secured.”

If you use LinkedIn with a password that you use for other more sensitive accounts, it is obviously time to change  your password.


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