It should be breaking news, if you are using Facebook and also installed your smartphone as well. On Friday, Facebook was admitted that 50 million user accounts of this social networking website were hacked and more than 40 million people also could be affected. However, more shameful for Facebook is now that its founder Mark Zuckerberg, including the two top officials of the company, is also involved in the victims whose accounts are hacked.Facebook working with FBI to investigate security breach.
According to the New York Times report, hackers also got access to the accounts of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, COO Sheryl Sandberg and Deputy President Nicolas Mandelson. It is not yet clear that the cyber-attack was how serious, that’s how access to hackers on user’s personal data, but at the initial stage according to Facebook security was controlled.
Talking to reporters on Friday, Mark Zuckerberg said that the invaders had the power to post a private message or an account from an account, but did not find any symptoms that they could get. Mark Zuckerberg said, “We do not yet know whether any of the affected accounts is misused or not.” Privacy concerns on this hacking attack came from users, but targeting Facebook’s high officials led to increasing the difficulties for Facebook management.
Unfortunately, if the hackers get access to the sensitive information of Facebook or its officials, this company will prove to be quite destructive. In its cyber-attack, it has not been affected by Facebook, but it did not make clear what type of information can be leaked from Mark Zuckerberg or Sandbag’s accounts or which services are connected to them. A case filed against Facebook regarding hacking attack on users account. Users from California and Virginia have filed cases against Facebook.