CentCom's Twitter Feed, YouTube Channel Hacked

Jan 12, 2015
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The Twitter feed and the YouTube channel of U.S. Central Command were compromised on Monday, a Pentagon spokesman said. The hackers put up Islamic State propaganda and switched the avatar from the CentCom logo to a photo of a masked fighter. On Twitter, the hackers released what they purported was a phone list of retired U.S. generals, as well as what appear to be presentation slides from the government-funded Lincoln Laboratory at MIT.

Source: Npr

The Twitter feed and the YouTube channel of U.S. Central Command were compromised on Monday, a Pentagon spokesman said. "We are taking appropriate measures to address the matter. I have no further information to provide at this time," the spokesman said.

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