Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s Twitter And Pinterest Accounts Hacked

Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg’s Twitter and Pinterest accounts were hacked over the weekend. A hacker group by the name of OurMine Team claimed to have gained access to Zuckerberg’s social media accounts via Twitter. The group’s Twitter account has been suspended, for now.

Before taking down his official Twitter account, the hackers posted on Twitter that they found Zuckerberg’s credentials in the recent LinkedIn data breach. The LinkedIn breach leaked millions of LinkedIn account details. As people reuse the same credentials on other accounts too, this hack was being taunted as a major security threat.

It is likely that the leaked data included the ID and password of the Facebook CEO’s LinkedIn account and that Zuckerberg used the same password for its other accounts as well. The password was “dadada” as per the hacking group.

In a series of tweets, hackers also claimed to hack Zuckerberg’s Instagram account, but this claim hasn’t been verified yet.

Interestingly, Zuckerberg hasn’t posted anything on Twitter since 2012. Meanwhile, his Twitter and Pinterest accounts have been brought back and offending posts have been deleted.

 

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