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Here’s How Celebrity Social Media Accounts Are Hacked

Edtimes | 11/09/2020 11:35 PM | Click to read full article

Attackers use the method to enter commonly used words or a combination of words to hack unauthorized accounts. It takes not even a minute to break into someone's account if the password hasn't been updated for years.

Mark Zuckerberg once kept “dadada” as his Twitter and Instagram passwords. Such passwords can be easily guessed using a password guessing tool and by a dictionary attack. A data leak from prominent sites gives access to old passwords.