Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has not had an easy year with the security on several of his accounts. Reports are coming in that he has been the target of hackers for the second time this year, according to ZDNet.
A hacking group by the name of OurMine is claiming responsibility for hacking into Zuckerberg’s Pinterest account.
After gaining access they are reported to have changed Zuckerberg’s bio to read:
“Don’t worry, we are just testing your security.”
ZDNet reports that the hacking group was able to gain access to Zuckerberg’s account after finding a vulnerability on Pinterest, giving them the access they needed.
In June, Zuckerberg fell prey to [...]
Facebook is often criticized for playing nanny: removing content deemed unsuitable for minors, removing content deemed offensive to this or that group, and in general adopting a perhaps benevolent but certainly heavily hands-on approach to the material posted by users. That could be about to change.
According to a Facebook news release penned by Joel Kaplan, VP Global Public Policy, and Justin Osofsky, VP Global Operations and Media Partnerships, the social network’s interference practices are about to be relaxed.
“In the weeks ahead, we’re going to begin allowing more items that people find newsworthy, significant, or important to the public interest [...]
Silicon Valley is going to war against disease, cancer, aging, and perhaps even death, with advanced computing, AI and machine learning, genomics, DNA engineering, biotech and nanotech. Tech giants and mega-rich philanthropists are spending billions to permit hacking biology all the way down to DNA, and perhaps we could see breakthroughs in only a few years.