According to yesterdays New York Times latest technology news, around 50k social media accounts including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter ones have been stolen by Russian hackers.
Mark Zuckerberg’s main security managers claim there is not any exploits in Facebook’s security system, however they blame users who probably fail on some malware which came into their machines and their algorithms automatically stole passwords which have been stored into users cache memory in their internet browsers saved data settings. This kind of software also have an ability to monitor user key strokes from remote computers what these hackers can see in their machines so they easily get their victims credentials in their email message as text or FTP account.
Another way which these criminals could use to break into these accounts is with using a special Facebook Account Hack Tool | Progressive PST. However this only refers to hacking a FB passwords so these guys should need another applications like these for Twitter and Instagram accounts as well, so security analysts doubt about this method and put the first stated one in this article to suspicious way which they used (more…)