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Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook account targeted by hacker Chang Chi-yuan



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  • Taiwanese hacker Chang Chi-yuan says he’s going to
    livestream an attempt to delete Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook
  • The stream will go live on Sunday at 6 p.m. local time
    in Taiwan, which is 3 a.m. in San Francisco where Facebook is
  • If successful, it would not be the first time
    Zuckerberg’s account has been hacked.

A Taiwanese hacker announced to his 26,000 Facebook followers on
Wednesday that he’s going to delete Mark Zuckerberg’s account —
and people will be able to tune in live as he does it.

Chang Chi-yuan works finding bugs and reports them for money.

Bloomberg first spotted his threat against Facebook’s CEO,

which now has more than 200 interactions.

Chang posted
on his Facebook page
on Wednesday: “Live streaming the
deletion of FB founder Zuck’s account. Scheduled to be live.” He
did not provide any further detail about how he will achieve his

The live video is scheduled for 6 p.m. local time on Sunday,
which is 3 a.m. in San Francisco where Facebook is headquartered.
It is also 6 a.m. in New York and 11 a.m. in the UK.

Chang has previously been named in Japanese tech firm Line Corp’s
hall of fame of bug hunters as a “special contributor.” He was
also reportedly sued by a bus operator for hacking its system and
buying a ticket for just one Taiwanese dollar (about 3 US cents).

Zuckerberg’s account has been compromised before. In
2011 a hacker broke in and wrote a status
which began with
the phrase “Let the hacking begin.” It was also reported in April
Facebook has deleted some of Zuckerberg’s private messages

for fear he might get hacked.

Business Insider contacted Facebook to ask if it is bolstering
security around Zuckerberg’s account.

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