Mark Zuckerberg’s account hacked by group named ‘OURMINE’

It may be a shocking news for few of you but its true that Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s Twitter and Pinterest account got hacked by a team of hackers named ‘OURMINE’. The hackers pulled off alot of informations from Zuckerberg’s Linkedin profile.
Well you might be thinking now who is OURMINE?
According to wikipedia OurMine is a hacker group who compromise system or network security. OurMine have hacked celebrity internet accounts, often causing cybervandalism, to advertise their commercial services; for this reason they are not considered to be a “white hat” group.
In 2016, OurMine hacked the Twitter accounts of Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales,Pokémon Go creator John Hanke, Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, and Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, whose Pinterest was also hacked. In addition to social media accounts, the group has hacked the website TechCrunch.

During 2017

In 2017, OurMine hacked into a Medium website employee account. The account was part of a strategic partnerships team, allowing OurMine to hijack blogs belonging to Fortune and Backchannel.

Twitter accounts hacked in 2017 so far include that of David Guetta, the New York Times, the WWE, and Game of Thrones (along with some other HBO TV shows, and HBO’s own official account). They also hacked the Twitter and Facebook accounts of Playstation (including a claimed leak of the PlayStation Network databases), FC Barcelona, and Real Madrid (including their YouTube channel); several Facebook accounts of CNN were also hacked.

Some YouTube accounts were hacked by OurMine in 2017 include that of the Omnia Media network, gaining access to numerous channels; and various YouTube channels from the Studio71 network were also hacked.

On August 31, OurMine left a message on the homepage of WikiLeaks. “Hi, it’s OurMine (Security Group), don’t worry we are just testing your…. blablablab, oh wait, this is not a security test! Wikileaks, remember when you challenged us to hack you?” The messages went on to accuse Anonymous of trying to dox them with false information and included an exhortation to spread the #WikileaksHack tag on Twitter. The message was visible when the site was accessed from certain locations. At the time of publication, some visitors to the site were greeted with a message saying that WikiLeaks’ account has been suspended.

In September 2017, Ourmine claimed responsibility for hacking Vevo and publishing more than 3TB of their internal documents.

Hackers after grabbing informations tweeted a post ‘Hey Mark! we already hacked your account and your Linkedin password is ‘dadada’. Contact us, this was all just for testing your security.’ Hackers also claimed that the password was used accross multiple accounts (Twitter & Pinterest) and they have successfully stolen enriched informations from his Linkedin account.

However they removed this post further,and the account of this team was suspended by Twitter.

“No Facebook systems or accounts were accessed. The affected accounts have been re-secured using best practices,” the statement read.

In a statement released Monday, LinkedIn said that it had found and removed a fake profile that had been created of Zuckerberg.

In 2012 approximately 100 million accounts information was grabbed by the hackers  that further was sold online user id and password of the users on online ‘grey’ market and cost of a single user id and password was around $2300.

Mark Zuckerberg’s account hacked by group named ‘OURMINE’
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