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 [...]
The latest high-profile victim to see a social media account hacked by self-proclaimed white hat hacking group OurMine is John Hanke, CEO of Niantic, famously relevant as the developer of mobile gaming phenomenon Pokemon Go.
In a series of tweets, OurMine – the hacking group which has infamously breached the likes of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s social media accounts – has claimed its most recent victim’s social media account. As of publishing, John Hanke – CEO of Pokemon Go developer Niantic has his Twitter account still compromised by the hacking outfit, with several tweets still showing up on his account.
A total of 5 tweets were [...]
OurMine, a hacking group that has risen to prominence after compromising prominent social media accounts belonging to the likes of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Google CEO Sundar Pichai, has claimed that it took down the US & UK servers of major banking institution, HSBC.
Hacking collective OurMine, which claims to be a white-hat outfit indulging in hacking shenanigans of executives from major tech companies, has claimed that it took down the servers of banking giant HSBC, both in the US and the UK on July 12.
In a post, the hacker group stated:
Hello Guys, today we checked HSBC Bank security , and their website was able to be attacked! , and now we took [...]
Twitter has seen the latest high-profile user account hacked. Arguably, the biggest one yet – the company CEO’s account.
The same hacking outfit who previously compromised Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s Twitter and Pinterest accounts, as well as Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s Quora account have struck again. This time, it was the Twitter account of the social media platform’s CEO, Jack Dorsey.
A now-deleted tweet simply states:
Hey, its [sic] Ourmine,we are testing your security.
The tweet also contained a link to their website. Identical tweets followed and were subsequently deleted. Engadget caught the tweet with a screenshot before it was pulled down. [...]