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Zuckerberg’s Pinterest and Twitter accounts hacked

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KATHMANDU — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerebrg, founder of world’s largest social network Facebook, has had his Pinterest and Twitter accounts hacked by a group of hackers, ABC Online reported.

The group OurMine claims the responsibility of the breaching and posted taunting messages from both of his social media accounts.

The group, which before having its account suspended had more than 40,000 followers on Twitter, claimed to have learned Mr Zuckerberg’s password as a result of a recent LinkedIn data leak.

“Hey @finkd, you were in LinkedIn Database with the password ‘dadada’! DM (direct message) for proof,” the group tweeted from Mr Zuckerberg’s Twitter account.

Apart from this the team told Facebook founder that they were just testing his security and also invited him to contact them.

Screenshots of the hack shared across social media showed OurMine also claimed to have gained access to Mr Zuckerberg’s Instagram account.

Twitter reacted fast and deleted the offending tweets and suspended the Twitter page of OurMine.

According to hackers, Zuckerberg has broken more than one basic security rule that restrict hackers from hacking the account.

LinkedIn said it would invalidate the passwords of the accounts impacted and warned users to reset their passwords.

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2 injured as bomb goes off at Ward Chair’s house

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DAMAK — An unidentified group detonated a bomb at the house of Bhim Poudel, a Ward Chairperson of the Damak Municipality Ward Number 7, last night, injuring two people including a woman.

The injured were hit by shrapnel due to the explosion. The explosion has also caused minor damages to the house which is located some 500 metres to the east of the Area Police Office, Damak.

It was a powerful explosion and it is not known who carried it out, police said.

Those injured in the incident are Semu Rai and Tilochan Pokhrel who had come to visit their relatives at the house next to Poudel’s house.

Both them who have been wounded in the hands and legs are being treated at the Lifeline Hospital in Damak. Rai is a staff at the same hospital.

Police has started an investigation into the case. Meanwhile, the Nepal Communist Party led by Netra Bikram Chand (Biplav) has today issued a press release saying those playing main role in evicting the landless squatters in the disputed market area in Damak. It had specifically named Wrad Chair Poudel and Mayor Romnath Oli.

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