Zuckerberg's page hacked; Facebook tightens security

Not that the two are related or anything

Yesterday the Facebook page of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was defaced by a hacker.

Today the company announced a pair of new security measures: expanded use of HTTPS and the introduction of a "social authentication" feature that relies on photographs of your friends.

The two occurrences are unrelated, according to Facebook.

And I believe it. ... No, I really do.

(Another thought: Those of you who don't believe in coincidences might want to consider the fact that it would be difficult for Facebook to announce new security measures and not have the news come on the heels of some kind of security issue. Think about it.)

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