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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Hackers broke into the accounts of Zuckerberg in the social networks to find a simple Russian password

A group of hackers from Saudi Arabia, calling themselves OurMine, managed to hack Mark Zuckerberg’s account in Twitter, Pinterest, and also, in their own words, Instagram. After that, the attackers left in the first two of these social networking messages published through the account of the founder of Facebook. It is curious that, according to the hackers, the password is the famous programmer and entrepreneur was surprisingly ordinary — dadada.

photo: AP

Although access to the accounts of Zuckerberg managed to restore and the messages left by the attackers, have already deleted, on the Internet you can see their screenshots. To discover the password according to reports, hackers were able to gain access to the kidnapped in 2012 with the LinkedIn service database, and then cracking the encryption system, this database was used. Only the stolen base, in question, contained data on more than 167 million users — email addresses and passwords from LinkedIn accounts. Password “dadada” Zuckerberg used both in this and in several other social networks, say the hackers.

Ouch. Mark Zuckerberg’s social media accounts have been hacked pic.twitter.com/KvVmXOIg5s

— Ben Hall (@Ben_Hall) 5 June 2016.

In Facebook said that the attackers didn’t get access to any services, or accounts of this social network.

The hackers claim that they also managed to access Instagram’s owner, Facebook refute this information, besides unusual message appeared only on Twitter and Pinterest. It is worth noting that in early 2012, mark Zuckerberg stopped writing messages on Twitter, and their Pinterest he almost never used it.

Earlier today, the Internet has information about the theft of data of 100 million accounts the social network “Vkontakte”, however in the administration of the company assured that hacking a database of users was not, and in the underlying messages we are talking about the old database assembled by hackers in 2011-2012.

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