Recently a Facebook hacker took over French president Nicolas Sarkozy's account and posted a false message that he was abandoning plans to run for re-election.
Now the high-flying ingenuity of hackers reached the Facebook profile of the founder itself. The 26-years-old CEO and founder of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg, the latest Times person of the year.
The message that was posted by the hacker read, "Let the hacking begin: If Facebook needs money, instead of going to the banks, why doesn't Facebook let its users invest in Facebook in a social way? Why not transform Facebook into a 'social business' the way Nobel Price winner Muhammad Yunus described it? http://bit.ly/fs6rT3 What do you think? #hackercup2011."
This is understandable that Zuckerberg did not post this message and his account was hacked, for sure. But, this instance will rise a question in users mind, that the Facebook security could not safeguard their father's profile, will it provide security for its users account?
Post this incident people may think twice to have a Facebook account.
Sourses said that after this message being posted on Zukerberg's Facebook profile, within no time more than 1800+ people liked it and got over 500 comments.
The California based social networking website Facebook, which made Zukerberg as a celebrity and one of the world's youngest billionaires. In a latest round of funding it raised $500 billion from investors, and it currently worth $50 billion.
Now all this gains and Facebook's success facing a fatal threat. If the social network want to sustain the popularity, it has to take this as a warning bell and improve the security of the site.