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Facebook domain hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

Facebook domain hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

Feb 06, 2014
On the 10th Anniversary of Social networking website Facebook, the hacker group ' Syrian Electronic Army ' claimed that they managed to hack into the administrator account of the Facebook's Domain Registrar - MarkMonitor. The hacking group changed the Facebook Domain's contact information to a Syrian email address on the company's WHOIS domain information page, as shown. " Happy Birthday Mark! https://Facebook.com owned by #SEA " the group tweeted . Hackers also claimed that it had updated the nameserver information to hijack domain, but the process had to be abandoned because it was " taking too much time... " whereas, Facebook spokesperson did confirm that the website's domain record email contact information had been changed. Why SEA Targeted Facebook? Syrian activists and Hackers claimed that Facebook has been deleting pages created by dissidents and removing content as it was violating the social network's standards, acc
Facebook hacked in Zero-Day Attack

Facebook hacked in Zero-Day Attack

Feb 16, 2013
Facebook operator of the largest social network with more than 1 billion members, said on Friday it had been the target of an unidentified hacker group, but that no user information was compromised during the attack. The attack occurred when a handful of the company's employees visited a developer's compromised website, which led to malware being installed on their laptops. ' Last month, Facebook Security discovered that our systems had been targeted in a sophisticated attack ,' read the statement , despite the laptops being ' fully-patched and running up-to-date anti-virus software. ' Reports say Facebook knew about the attacks, which likely exploited a zero-day Java software flaw, well before the announcement. " We are working continuously and closely with our own internal engineering teams, with security teams at other companies, and with law enforcement authorities to learn everything we can about the attack, and how to prevent similar incidents in the
Webinar: Learn How to Stop Hackers from Exploiting Hidden Identity Weaknesses

Webinar: Learn How to Stop Hackers from Exploiting Hidden Identity Weaknesses

Apr 10, 2024Webinar / Identity Security
We all know passwords and firewalls are important, but what about the invisible threats lurking beneath the surface of your systems? Identity Threat Exposures (ITEs) are like secret tunnels for hackers – they make your security way more vulnerable than you think. Think of it like this: misconfigurations, forgotten accounts, and old settings are like cracks in your digital fortress walls. Hackers exploit these weaknesses to steal login information, gain sneaky access, and move around your systems unnoticed, whether they're in the cloud or on-site. This upcoming webinar,  " Today's Top 4 Identity Security Threat Exposures: Are You Vulnerable? "  isn't just for tech experts—it's about protecting your business.  We'll use real-world examples and insights from Silverfort's latest report to show you the hidden dangers of ITEs. You'll learn about: The Top 4 Identity Threats You Might Be Overlooking:  We'll name them and explain why they're
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