Pokémon GO: Niantic CEO Twitter account hacked by OurMine

OurMine team claims it is focused on security. The hacker group says it brings out the flaws in security in user’s account by hacking in to them.

Niantic CEO Twitter account hacked by OurMine

Niantic CEO Twitter account hacked by OurMine

Niantic Labs CEO John Hanke turned into an objective of self-declared programmer bunch OurMine when his Twitter record was gotten to by them. OurMine, in a progression of tweets, affirmed the gathering had assumed control over Hanke’s record furthermore uncovered his Twitter secret key. “His secret word was too simple “nopass” #OurMine !?” OurMine said in a tweet posted from Hanke’s record. There’s likewise Quora joins in the tweets, which have been brought down. Tapping on the connections takes us to a ‘Page not found’. In a prior tweet, OurMine said, “Hey, it’s #OurMine , don’t stress we are simply trying your security, visit our site to overhaul your security!?”

Niantic Labs CEO is the most recent casualty of OurMine, with regards to hacking of online networking accounts having a place with top Silicon Valley officials. The programmer bunch, as of late hacked Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s record, Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s Quara account and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s Twitter and Pinterest accounts.

We’ve found before that the officials whose records were hacked, picked up control of the same inside a brief period erasing all messages posted by OurMine. In any case, for this situation, the tweets which were posted on Hanke’s Twitter account just about 14 hours back can in any case be discovered on the web. This proposes either Hanke doesn’t know about the hack or he hasn’t increased full control of his record yet. Notwithstanding, we can’t say without a doubt.

Niantic Labs is the engineer of famous Pokémon GO application. The versatile amusement, which was divulged on July 6 has increased gigantic notoriety around the world. It was downloaded by millions over the world notwithstanding when it was dispatched for a couple of nations, on account of side-stacking and APKs. A SurveyMonkey information overview claims Pokémon GO is the greatest portable amusement in US history. Prior information from SimilarWeb demonstrated the amusement is greater than Tinder when it came to add up to introduce base on Android telephones in the US.

Check out the tweets posted by OurMine of Niantic Labs CEO John Hanke’s accounts:

His password was too easy “nopass” #OurMine

— John Hanke (@johnhanke) July 31, 2016

OurMine Team !?

— John Hanke (@johnhanke) July 31, 2016

Hey, it’s #OurMine , don’t worry we are just testing your security, visit our website to upgrade your security!

— John Hanke (@johnhanke) July 31, 2016

#OurMine | This hack for Brazil !

— John Hanke (@johnhanke) July 31, 2016

#OurMine | This hack for Brazil #POKEMONGOBRAZIL #PokemonGo4Brazil !?

— John Hanke (@johnhanke) July 31, 2016

OurMine group claims it is centered around security. The programmer bunch says it draws out the defects in security in client’s record by hacking into them.

Curiously when Pokémon GO was propelled, protection issues were raised in light of the fact that the diversion was getting full Google account access while signing in. In any case, Niantic Labs CEO cleared up later the versatile diversion wasn’t gathering client’s information.

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