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Civic campaign coordinator got his Facebook account broken

21.01.2013, 00:55
 Andriy Kachor, coordinator of Nastup civic campaign and journalist of “Mayesh Pravo Znaty” Internt-edition, got his Facebook account broken on January 18, 2013. He wrote this is on his FB page.

"This morning I was surprised to know that tonight I was ... in Dallas, USA. At least, Facebook told me so, explaining that someone from this city entered my FB account, using my username and password. FB politely asked me what’s up in Dallas and whether it was really me who entered the account. Having got to know that it was not me, FB proposed me to change my password "- the activist wrote.

In his commentary to IMI, Andriy Kachor said that the attack on his Facebook account can be connected with his very active participation in the organization of actions in support of the Pavlychenko family  in Brovary.

"I think it may be due to my very active participation in the organization of actions in support of Pavlychenko in Brovary. After all, I'm more active in VKontakte social network, but there I have a much more secure password. But, given the fact that during the parliamentary elections, the conversations of me and my colleagues were wiretapped, it is quite possible that the FB account was broken in order to get access to my personal correspondence,"- said Kaczor.

As IMI reported earlier, on January 14, 2013, unknown people broke one of the email accounts of Ukrayinska Pravda journalist Serhiy Leschenko. On December 27, 2012, journalist Mustafa Nayem reported that unknowns broke into his email account on Google.

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