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Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook page hacked!

January 27, 2011 14:32 IST
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's fan page on Facebook was hacked, the second high-profile breach on the website in recent days, prompting the social networking site to post blog entry titled 'A Continued Commitment to Security'.

Zuckerberg's page was hacked on Tuesday.

The message that appeared on Zuckerberg's page from a 'hackercup2011' under his name read, "Let the hacking begin: If Facebook needs money, instead of going to the banks, why doesn't Facebook let its users invest in Facebook in a social way? Why not transform Facebook into a 'social business' the way Nobel

The message received more than 1,800 "likes" before it was removed from the page, CNN reported.

Recently, French President Nicholas Sarkozy had his Facebook account hacked as well. A message on his wall said that he would not seek re-election.

"A key part of controlling information has always been protecting it from security threats like viruses, malware and hackers. That's why we've developed a number of complex systems that operate behind the scenes to keep you secure on Facebook," the blog entry said.
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