Pokémon Go Creator’s Twitter Account Got Hacked

The Twitter account of John Hanke, the CEO of Pokémon Go firm Niantic commandeered by a hacking team “OurMine”. Pokémon Go Creator’s Twitter Account Got Hacked. The attackers hacked his account just to tweet out the claim that the hack was “for Brazil”. The country is one of those in which the hit game has not yet been rolled out.


Pokémon Go Creator’s Twitter Account Got Hacked


The OurMine hacking team also claimed that it was “testing [Hanke’s] security” and offered its services to “upgrade” his security.

Judging by a subsequent tweet that claimed his Twitter password was something very simple and obvious. So the upgrade would involve little more than choosing a better password and maybe turning on two-factor authentication.

OurMine last month claimed to be behind outages on the Pokémon Go network. Although it is hard to verify that claim. Because it may be the Niantic’s servers’ overwhelming by high levels of demand from real people.

Pokémon Go, the augmented reality based game where players have to catch pocket monsters by walking around the real world is breaking all the records. According to the intelligence company App Annie, Pokémon Go is Reportedly Making 10 Million Dollars Everyday. Although the game has not been launched in all the countries yet.

For More Information Please Read: Pokémon Go is Reportedly Making 10 Million Dollars Everyday

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Onsa Mustafa

Onsa is a Software Engineer and a tech blogger who focuses on providing the latest information regarding the innovations happening in the IT world. She likes reading, photography, travelling and exploring nature.

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