Monday, January 12, 2015

ISIS Is Cited in Hacking of Central Command’s Twitter and YouTube Accounts - NYTimes.com

Sign of the times

"“There’s a pretty significant difference between what is a large data breach and the hacking of a Twitter account,” Mr. Earnest said.

But for the Defense Department, the hacking was, at the very least, embarrassing. A black-and-white banner with the image of a hooded militant and “I love you ISIS” replaced Central Command’s usual banner on Twitter. Some posts listed purported names and phone numbers of American military personnel, while another said the so-called cybercaliphate is “already here, we are in your PCs, in each military base.”"
ISIS Is Cited in Hacking of Central Command’s Twitter and YouTube Accounts - NYTimes.com
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