Hackers who have been sharing information publicly on Facebook about how to break into computer systems have had their pages shut down for the second time in a month.
The Albania Pirate Group (APG) was first thrown off the social network earlier this month, after Sophos researchers contacted Facebook’s Security Team.
Smarting slightly, the group appears to have attempted to regroup on Facebook – creating a new page and – again – openly sharing passwords of breached systems.
In the Facebook page we discovered yesterday, we found that the Albania Pirate Group had been posting details of Twitter accounts they had hacked, and usernames and passwords for RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) servers – making it simple for hackers to get unauthorised remote access to computer systems…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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