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Monday, October 4
Facebook got hacked for a couple hours back a hacker group, now the data collected in that hack is being sold in a hacking forum. Facebook and other associated platforms owned by Facebook as a parent company as Instagram, and WhatsApp. The data breach is greater than the one pervious data breach in early 2021 which effected 500 million Facebook users. A data company reported that the hack caused hackers to sell how old users were what genders they are, User ID, phone numbers and email. The firm also reported the Facebook data outage is completely unrelated to the Facebook data outage. According to ICANN Lookup Facebook has 4 Nameservers which are: A.NS.Facebook.com, B.NS.Facebook.com, C.NS.Facebook.com, D.NS.Facebook.com. Meaning these name serves which Facebook owns failed and made an outage. The outage and Facebook’s failures might have caused a crack for the hackers to hack and get 1.5 billion individuals data.
After the Facebook outage world wide Mark Zuckerberg’s net worth declined by 6 Billion dollars according to Bloomberg’s Reports. This is 1 percent the GDP of A country that has 117 Million people.
Facebook’s Current Stock Exchange is at –4.89. According to Bloomberg Mark Zuckerberg lost over 19 Billion dollars in just a couple of weeks making him the 5 richest man in the World Behind Bill Gates who now is No. 4.
Facebook due to it having an enormous social media impact it should not have any outages from its side as it did today.
Story by The Low Ethiopian Reports Senior Reporter and Photographer, Tameru. Tameru Social Media Account @Tameru