Pink claims her Facebook page was ‘hacked’

Graham Cluley
@gcluley

Pop singer Pink has posted an angry message to hackers, who she claims stole photographs from her Facebook page.

But was Pink’s Facebook page really hacked, or was she just one of the many people who have been careless with their privacy settings?

The Grammy award-winning singer, famous for hit records such as “Get the party started” and “God is a DJ”, posted on Twitter about the incident, but didn’t clarify the nature of the photos the hackers might have accessed.

My first thought was that the photo may be of her baby daughter Willow, after the singer recently railed against “intrusive paparazzi behaviour” as the media clamoured for the first pictures of her child.

TO ALL THE PEOPLE I DON’T KNOW HACKING INTO MY PRIVATE PICTURES ON FACEBOOK, PLEASE STOP. HAVE SOME RESPECT FOR PRIVACY.

Interestingly, Pink seems to be blaming herself for…

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, or drop him an email.

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