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Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram crashed: Has a guy (13) disabled sites?

Global disruption is currently affecting WhatsApp, Facebook and Instagram.

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According to reports, the 13-year-old boy is said to be the cause of the server crash on Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp. Was he really in trouble?

NEW YORK – Monday (October 4, 2021) caused major disruptions to several sites on the Facebook group. Besides Facebook, there was also Instagram Share* Unable to contact. The first troubles Arriving at lunch time did not only affect Germany. There was a global downtime.

After a night of interruptions, the Facebook group’s online network seemed to be stable again the next morning. In one Company Blog Post The official reason for the inconvenience was given. Accordingly, failures must have occurred as a result of incorrect communication between different data centers. In addition, one of the group’s main routers is said to have failed. So much for the official statement. However, different media had different interpretations of the disruptions in the Facebook group. Several intelligence services talked about a 13-year-old boy from China who allegedly entered the security agency of an American company. But is that true?

Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram hacked by 13-year-old: Truth Verification-What’s Up?

The American news portal The Sun Reporters is one of the first news services about Sun Jisu. A Facebook post since October 6 shows a picture of a 13-year-old Asian boy who is said to be the cause of a billion-dollar company server failure. The post said that Sun Jizu was able to close all Facebook sites for six hours. Sun Jizu is referred to there as the “hacker”. The Sun Reporters named the international news agency Reuters as the source. In addition to The Sun reporters, several portals reported on the 13-year-old hacker attack.

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But a short web search shows what is hidden behind this statement: i.e. a false statement. A look back at the photo in Google Images proves that the photo was posted on the Internet in 2014. Then you see 13-year-old Wang Zhengyang. According to media reports, he was able to break into his school’s digital security system at the time, which is why he was called a “hacker prodigy”. The boy shown is now said to be 20 years old.

Reporters’ notes also speak out against the allegations of the October 4 hacker attack. All news portals are based on the Reuters news agency. However, she never reported on the mysterious 13-year-old Sun Jizu. Conversely: When reporting server failures on Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and Go, refer to a report released by the Reuters team. (aa) * hna.de is a privilege IPPEN.MEDIA