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 [...]
Non-profit St. Francis of Assisi has been prosecuting a lawsuit on behalf of the estates and families of Assyrian Christians were murdered and had their property destroyed as a result of ISIS/ISIL/Islamic State activities in the middle east. The group is suing Kuwait Finance House, Kuveyt-Turk Participation Bank Inc., and a man named Hajjaj al-Ajmi for having financed the terrorist groups, but has had trouble serving papers on al-Ajmi.
The plaintiffs noticed that al-Ajmi has an active Twitter account and asked a federal court to allow them to serve the papers that way. US Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler assented to this request, saying in a ruling:
The court grants St. [...]
A few days ago Elon Musk, founder and CEO of Tesla Motors and SpaceX, unveiled a visionary, awesome plan to colonize Mars, and then the solar system. No less. For a couple of days Musk’s space colonization plan was all over the social media. But now the trending news about Elon Musk are that… he doesn’t follow enough women on Twitter. Unbelievable.
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. [...]