Twitter says Facebook, Messenger accounts hacked
[NEWS BLOG]: Twitter says Facebook, Messenger accounts hacked
Twitter confirmed on Friday that the official Twitter accounts of social media giant Facebook Inc and its Messenger platform were hacked.
A Twitter spokesperson said in an emailed statement that the accounts were hacked through a third-party platform.
"As soon as we were made aware of the issue, we locked the compromised accounts and are working closely with our partners at Facebook to restore them," the Twitter spokesperson said.
Separately, Facebook also confirmed that some of its official social media accounts were hacked on Friday.
"Some of our corporate social accounts were briefly hacked but we have secured and restored access," Facebook spokesman Joe Osborne said.
The account of Twitter Inc Chief Executive Jack Dorsey was hacked in August, allowing an unauthorized person to send public tweets including racial slurs and curse words to his 4 million followers before Twitter secured the account.
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[ONGOING] RENOVATION OF DROPZ | OCTOBER 08 2020 12:00 AM PST | 4:00PM UTC
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Dear Visitors/Users/Authors and Advertisers.
Please be informed that we are undertaking some essentials, but extensive maintenance to improve Dropz platform. It will start on Thursday, October 08, at 12:00 AM PST | 04:00PM UTC.
Due to the recently "bot attacks" to the server that creates impact "Dropz"`s users, authors, publishers and advertisers our team are keeping changes to the system.
The renovation is aimed to deliver improved performance, user interface, stability, security, and resilience.
Maintenance window: 10 to 15 Days
Expected downtime: Dropz platform is not accessible during this time.
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