Mark Zuckerberg's Pinterest Account Again Hacked

Posted: Nov 16 2016, 8:33pm CST | by , Updated: Nov 16 2016, 8:38pm CST , in Technology News


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Mark Zuckerberg's Pinterest Account again Hacked
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New York, Nov 16 (IANS) The infamous hacking group OurMine has struck again. Their latest target was again Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, whose Pinterest handle was hacked recently, a media report said.

After hacking the accounts of many bigwigs in recent months, OurMine targeted Zuckerberg's Pinterest account once again on Tuesday, which was defaced with a new tagline and the group's web address.

According to technology website CNET, the hacking group informed the organisation about their latest adventure. Earlier OurMine had hacked Zuckerberg's Twitter and Pinterest accounts.

Zuckerberg's Pinterest bio temporarily said, "Don't worry, we are just testing your security."

The defacement was removed shortly. OurMine said it has an "exploit on Pinterest" but it gave no details.

The group had also claimed responsibility for hacking Pokemon Go servers in July, Twitter account of John Hanke, the CEO of US-based software company Niantic that created the popular GPS-based augmented reality game with Japanese company Nintendo.

OurMine has also compromised Twitter chief executive officer (CEO) Jack Dorsey's and Google CEO Sundar Pichai's social media accounts.

The group had hacked the Twitter account of Evan Williams, the microblogging site's co-founder and former CEO.

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