Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg hacked, a group of young hackers known as OurMine Team took over its Pinterest, Twitter, LinkedIn accounts.
No one is secure when dealing with cyber security, event the popular Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. His social media accounts Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn were hacked.
On Sunday, A group of hackers using the moniker ‘OurMine Team‘ has claimed responsibility for the hack of the Twitter accounts of Mark Zuckerberg account on Sunday. OurMine is reportedly a group of young hacker from Saudi Arabia.
The group invited Mark Zuckerberg to contact them, their Twitter account was already suspended.
The news website Venturebeat.com reported that Facebook confirmed that Zuckerberg’s Instagram account was not accessed despite the OurMine Team crew claimed it.
“No Facebook systems or accounts were accessed,” a Facebook spokesperson told VentureBeat in a statement. “The affected accounts have been re-secured.” reported Venturebeat.com.
The OurMine Team hackers explained that the hack was possible thanks to the LinkedIn password dump recently occurred. If confirmed this means that also the King of Social Networks might have used the same credentials among different social media.
At the time I was writing, the Mark Zuckerberg hacked account is up after a temporary suspension to delete OurMine Team’s Tweets. This account was no more used by Zuckerberg since 2012.
Pierluigi Paganini is member of the ENISA (European Union Agency for Network and Information Security) Threat Landscape Stakeholder Group and Cyber G7 Group, he is also a Security Evangelist, Security Analyst and Freelance Writer.
Editor-in-Chief at "Cyber Defense Magazine", Pierluigi is a cyber security expert with over 20 years experience in the field, he is Certified Ethical Hacker at EC Council in London. The passion for writing and a strong belief that security is founded on sharing and awareness led Pierluigi to find the security blog "Security Affairs" recently named a Top National Security Resource for US.
Pierluigi is a member of the "The Hacker News" team and he is a writer for some major publications in the field such as Cyber War Zone, ICTTF, Infosec Island, Infosec Institute, The Hacker News Magazine and for many other Security magazines.
Author of the Books "The Deep Dark Web" and “Digital Virtual Currency and Bitcoin”.