North Korea made a Facebook clone and it was immediately hacked

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A website registered in North Korea appeared on the Internet Friday. It was a social network that looked almost exactly like Facebook: a blue and white color scheme, a newsfeed, the ability to add friends, post statuses, like, comment and share.

After the news hit that the site existed, Motherboard reported that the site had been hacked by an 18-year-old college student from Scotland.

After checking out the site, Andrew McKean clicked the “Admin” link at the bottom which brought up a login page. From there he guessed the username and password pretty easily: “admin” and “password.” Read more…

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